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Axogen has hired Boston Scientific alumnus Jon Gingrich to the newly created role of chief commercial officer (CCO). Gingrich will oversee development and execution of the company's sales and marketing development as it expands its portfolio of nerve regeneration products.
Medtech companies brought in $2.3 billion in financing in Q1 2017, a slight decrease from Q4 2016; device M&A deals totaled $5.8 billion, a sharp decline from the prior quarter, but there were some billion-dollar deals. Q1 diagnostics financings – totaling $1.2 billion (thanks to a $900 million Series B round by cancer diagnostics company Grail) – showed a significant increase over the preceding quarter, as did the Q1 M&As at $700 million versus the previous $87 million.
The German-headquartered firm is making a play to enter the US vascular intervention market, with two stents approved by FDA under original PMAs in the first quarter of 2017. Cardiovascular devices, in general, have gained the most novel-device approvals so far this year, followed by IVDs. Check out more from a Q1 look at US FDA approvals and clearances monitored by Medtech Insight's Approvals Tracker.
iCAD won US FDA approval for its PowerLook Tomo Detection computer-aided detection tool for the growing field of digital breast 3D tomosynthesis product. It's intended to address a key complaint by radiologists with tomosynthesis: the long time it takes to read 3D, compared to 2D exams.
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