The Galien Foundation today announced the nominees for most innovative medical devices for its 15th annual Prix Galien USA Awards. The foundation nominates devices, biotechnology and pharmaceutical products for its annual Prix Galien awards to highlight products designed to improve the human condition. “The Awards Committee is excited to introduce the nominees for the 2021 […]
Pear Therapeutics today touted results from an extended retrospective analysis of real-world data for its reSET-O prescription digital therapeutic. Boston-based Pear Therapeutics developed its reSET-O prescription digital therapeutic (PDT) for treating opioid use disorder (OUD). Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
Having hit a downturn as the summer neared, the medtech industry is now consistently on the rise as June comes to a close. MassDevice‘s MedTech 100 Index — which includes stocks of the world’s largest medical device companies — finished the week (June 25) at 113.42 points, producing a 2.5% rise from the 110.64-point mark set […]
Prescription digital therapeutics pioneer Pear Therapeutics announced today that it will go public by merging with a SPAC called Thimble Point Acquisition Corp. Boston-based Pear Therapeutics’ combination with the special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), whose management team is associated with the Pritzker Vlock Family Office, will result in a combined company named Pear Holdings Corp. […]
Pear Therapeutics announced today that it entered into multiple agreements to bolster its prescription digital therapeutics (PDT) platform. Boston-based Pear Therapeutics’ agreements are set to add to its library of digital biomarkers, machine learning algorithms, sensor-based technologies and digital therapeutics, according to a news release. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery […]
Pear Therapeutics today touted analysis of its reSET-O therapeutic for opioid use disorder (OUD) that demonstrated cost-effectiveness. Boston-based Pear Therapeutics’ reSET-O is the first and only FDA-authorized prescription digital therapeutic for treating OUD, according to a news release. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
Substance use and opioid use treatment developer Pear Therapeutics announced that it closed an $80 million Series D financing round. Existing investors Temasek, 5AM Ventures, Arboretum Ventures, JAZZ Venture Partners, Novartis, CrimsoNox and EDBI contributed, as did new investors Forth Management, Pilot House, Sarissa Capital, Shanda Group, and QUAD Investment Management, according to a news release. Get […]
The Galien Foundation recently announced nominees for most innovative medical devices for its 14th Annual Prix Galien USA Awards. The foundation bestows the Prix Galien Award annually to examples of outstanding biomedical and technology products that are designed to improve the human condition. “As we celebrate 50 years of the Prix Galien process, we are honored […]
Novartis (NYSE:NVS) unit Sandoz said this week that Pear Therapeutics will take sole responsibility for the commercialization of their prescription digital therapeutics program for treating substance and opioid use disorders. In April 2018, Pear announced that it agreed to deal commercialization rights of its digital therapeutics to Sandoz. The companies did not disclose financial details, but […]
The Galien Foundation recently announced nominees for most innovative medical devices for its 13th Annual Prix Galien USA Awards. The foundation awards the Prix Galien Award annually to examples of outstanding biomedical and technology product achievements that are designed to improve human condition. Nominees need to be FDA approved for market within the last five […]
Novartis (NYSE:NVS) division Sandoz and Pear Therapeutics this week kicked off the U.S. commercial launch of the first FDA-cleared prescription digital therapy for people with opioid use disorder. The companies partnered to commercialize a 12-week cognitive behavioral therapy intended to be used in tandem with outpatient treatment. The therapy includes transmucosal buprenorphine and contingency management designed to reinforce positive behaviors, […]