Selected Start-Ups Formed in 1999 (12/99)
In Vivo summarizes the technologies of several medical companies founded within the last year. Dexcom Inc. will commercialize an implantable glucose sensor. EID Solutions uses radio frequency to track specimens in a variety of health care settings. Ican Inc. will establish a website to give doctors and nurses easy access to the latest information on infection control. Praxis Pharmaceuticals is developing carbohydrate-based drugs for inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, among others. Vector Medical is developing guidance and positioning systems to assist in the placement of implants, catheters and microsurgical instruments.
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