Proteus Digital Health last week said that it raised a $50 million Series H equity round it plans to use to expand the footprint of its Discover “smart pill.” The device uses an ingestible sensor, the size of a grain of sand, which is activated when it reaches the stomach and communicates with a wearable sensor patch which […]
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Proteus Digital Health yesterday presented interim results from a study of its Proteus Discover for patients with uncontrolled hypertension and type 2 diabetes, claiming use of the system raised patient compliance, lowered blood pressure and reduced low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol. The Chicago-based company’s Proteus Discover operates through the use of an ingestible sensor, the size of a grain of […]
Fujifilm Holdings (TSE:4901) said its Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. subsidiary lured an Accuray (NSDQ:ARAY) executive and a physician from the University of Southern California to its executive roster effective Sept. 28. The Stamford, Conn.-based company said Johann Fernando, formerly Accuray’s vice president & general manager, was named to be its operations chief. Dr. Diku Mandavia, who has […]
Otsuka Pharmaceutical (TYO:4578) and Proteus Digital Health said yesterday that the FDA will review a combination of the Proteus “smart pill” and Otsuka’s Abilify anti-depressant drug. The companies said the FDA accepted their new drug application for the drug-device combination, using the Proteus ingestible sensor and Otsuka’s aripiprazole drug in patients with serious mental illnesses such as major […]
Proteus Digital Health today said the FDA expanded the indications for use for its sensor-enabled pill technology, claiming it as the only FDA-approved device designed to measure medication adherence. “We are delighted that our collaborative work with the FDA continues to enable positive progress,” co-founder & chief medical officer Dr. George Savage said in prepared remarks. […]
California-based Proteus Digital Health closed a Series G funding round this week with more than $172 million pledged in support of the company’s ingestible sensor-laden pills.
Bob Langer, MIT professor and bioengineering hot-shot, was chosen to recieve the 2011 Alpert Prize for his advancements in drug delivery and tissue engineering.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Proteus Biomedical Inc., a pioneer in intelligent medicine, announced today that Chris Brinsmead has joined the company as Chairman, Proteus Biomedical Europe. Brinsmead has over 30 years of experience in the global pharmaceutical industry and more recently advising the United Kingdom government on health and life sciences policy. He will be instrumental in guiding the commercial launch of Proteus’s first product, Helius™, and the development of Proteus’s organization in Europe.
European Union doctors may now begin prescribing Proteus Biomedical Inc.’s “Raisins.”
The Redwood City, Calif.-based company won CE Mark approval for its ingestible “Raisin” sensor and personal physiologic monitor system.