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A review of biopharma start-up dealmaking and financing from July through September 2016, based on data from Strategic Transactions.
Derived from Strategic Transactions, Informa’s premium source for tracking life sciences deal activity, the Dealmaking column is a survey of recent health care transactions listed by relevant industry segment – In Vitro Diagnostics, Medical Devices, and Pharmaceuticals – and then categorized by type – Acquisition, Alliance, or Financing. This month’s column covers deals announced in August 2016.
Medical device manufacturers have a growing interest in 3D printing, a technology that could upend the manufacturing and distribution of certain medical devices and expand the scope of personalized medicine – especially in orthopedics, where it's used for some models, implants, and surgical cutting guides. Despite uncertainties related to regulation, reimbursement, and scaling up, global 3D printing revenues for medical and dental applications reached an estimated $537.1 million in 2014.
Bone marrow suppression is arguably the worst side effect of chemotherapy, and to limit the damage chemotherapies do to healthy cells, clinicians now frequently follow protocols that call for supportive treatment with red blood cell stimulator EPO and/or GCSF. G1 Therapeutics Inc.’s drug candidate could one day displace growth factors by temporarily halting the growth of blood cells and their progenitors in the bone marrow so they can evade chemotherapies that target dividing cells.
- Diagnostic Imaging Equipment & Supplies
- Infection Control-Sterilization
Surgical Equipment & Devices
- Minimally or Less Invasive
- Therapeutic Areas
- North America
- Parent & Subsidiaries
- Uroplasty Inc.
- Senior Management
Howard I Zauberman, Pres. & CEO
Katherine Wolf, EVP, Corp. Dev. & CFO
Gerald B Lichtenberger, PhD, VP, Bus. Dev.
Carlos Babini, EVP, Global Sales & Mktg.
- Contact Info
Phone: (845) 365-0600
40 Ramland Road S.
Orangeburg, NY 10962
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