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PathMaker secures funding from US DoD for neuromodulation ALS trial

PathMaker’s MyoRegulator device works by suppressing motor neuron hyperexcitability via pads on the skin. Credit: Kateryna Kon via Shutterstock. Neuromodulation company PathMaker Neurosystems has secured $2.16m from the US Department of Defense (DoD) to fund a clinical trial using its MyoRegulator investigational device to treat people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).  The funding comes from […]

ASMS 2024: MOBILion mass spectrometry platform in spotlight

MOBIE high-resolution ion mobility-mass spectrometry (HRIM-MS) has demonstrated the ability to solve problems other technologies could not. Credit: Shutterstock / S. Singha Companies that have tested MOBILion Systems’ MOBIE high-resolution ion mobility-mass spectrometry (HRIM-MS) have shared findings on problems the device was able to solve over other technologies. The findings were outlined at several presentations […]

new issue of Medical Technology out now

The new edition of our digital magazine is out now – you can read it online for free. Here are some of the highlights from this month’s edition. Life sciences has become one of Ireland’s most successful industries and the country continues to attract investment from major companies across the sector.  However, as global competition for Foreign […]

MiRus reports positive results from human trial of Siegel TAVR

The Siegel TAVR system allows increased accessibility for a broader patient demographic, including women. Credit: MiRus. MiRus announced positive results from the first in-human trials of its MiRus Siegel transcatheter aortic heart valve (TAVR). The trial, involving five patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis, showed no mortality or stroke at 30 days, and none of […]

Johns Hopkins announces new blood test for lung cancer detection

The study involved around 1,000 participants, both with and without cancer, who were eligible for traditional lung cancer screening. Credit: Sebastian Kaulitzki / Shutterstock. Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center in the US, along with other institutions, have developed and validated an AI-based liquid biopsy to help significantly improve early detection of lung […]

Abbott’s dual chamber pacemaker receives CE Mark

The AVEIR DR system allows beat-to-beat, wireless communication between two leadless pacemakers. Credit: Ws Studio1985 via Shutterstock. Abbott has obtained a CE Mark in Europe for its AVEIR dual chamber (DR) leadless pacemaker system, marking a significant advancement in cardiac rhythm management technology. Claimed to be the world’s first dual-chamber leadless pacemaker, the AVEIR DR […]

FDA issues Class I recall over Medtronic brain surgery software

The Class I recall, the most serious type of recall, was issued for four separate versions of Medtronic’s StealthStation S8 application. Credit: Shutterstock / JHVEPhoto The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Class I recall for a piece of Medtronic software used in locating anatomical structures during brain surgeries after it was […]

Osteal raises $50m to bring joint infection drug/device combo to market

Osteal antibiotic joint spacer aims to treat periprosthetic joint infection. Image credit: Shutterstock / Kateryna Kon. Osteal Therapeutics has raised $50m in Series D financing, as the orthopaedic infection treatment specialist turns its eyes to a regulatory submission for its lead candidate VT-X7. Medtech giant Zimmer Biomet led the round with participation from existing investors, […]

Eyebot wins $6m to roll out rapid eye testing tech

Eyebot’s aim is to make vision testing more readily accessible across the US. Image credit: Shutterstock / Leonardo Gabriel Tallone. Deeptech company Eyebot has secured $6m for its rapid vision testing technology. The self-serve terminal gives users accurate eye prescriptions within 90 seconds and is claimed to be the world’s first push-button vision testing technology. […]

Edwards Life Sciences sees positive results from TAVR trial

A prothesis-patient mismatch (PPM) is when the TAVR system is physically mismatched with the shape or size of the interior of a patient’s artery. Credit: Shuttertstock / Mehmet Cetin Edwards Life Sciences, has announced positive results from its PARTNER trial examining its transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system designed for patients with a smaller than […]