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New Vascular Closure Devices Aim to Gain Bigger Piece of Endovascular Device Market

by Susan Hsiong, PhD More than 12 million minimally invasive vascular surgeries are done every year. These procedures require catheterization of major blood vessels to gain access to the vasculature. While catheter technology has dramatically improved, closure of the vessel … Continue reading

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The Regenerative Medicine Job Search: The Interview

by Susan Hsiong, PhD You’ve been submitting resumes like nobody’s business. And contacted everyone you know asking if they know of any job opportunities. You’ve attended all the local networking events and career fairs. After what seems like forever, you … Continue reading

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Mimetic Solutions Pioneers New Smart Biomaterials for Controlled Release

When we have a cold or a headache, we pop a pill. We get sick, we go to the doctor and get a shot. Taking medication orally via a pill or getting drugs injected via a syringe are some of … Continue reading

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Biomimetics Therapeutics Expands into New Markets with Innovative GEM OS Combination Device

by Susan Hsiong, PhD Biomimetics Therapeutics, Inc. (Franklin, TN), a company which develops drug-device combination products for orthopedic applications, recently announced positive results from its Canadian clinical study evaluating its GEM OS®1 Bone Graft for the open surgical treatment of … Continue reading

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The Regenerative Medicine Industry Job Search – Resources and Advice

A guest post by Susan Hsiong, PhD You worked hard as a lab rat for the past several years and you’re eager to move on to the next step. However, the transition from academia to industry is a tricky one. … Continue reading

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