Catherine Longworth is a reporter covering commercial and R&D developments in the medtech industry. A graduate of St. George's, University of London, Catherine holds a BSc in Biomedical Science. Before joining Informa, she worked in the editorial team at Pharmaceutical Press, the publishing division of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, where she wrote and edited for a number of pharmaceutical publications. After gaining experience in the world of scientific publishing, Catherine took the leap to study a postgraduate qualification in journalism. During the course, she carried out placements with local London newspapers, writing general news and building her portfolio by reporting on a wide range of current affairs such as the European migrant crisis, political protests and the London mayoral election. Catherine is passionate about human rights and is fascinated by the innovative nature of the medtech industry and the healthcare advances that have the greatest benefit to mankind. She lives in London and loves music, arts, travel, writing, reading and is always happy to receive recommendations for books or places to travel!
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Real world data and machine learning could play an increasingly important role in decision-making processes in diabetes care according to new research by Roche and IBM. The two companies conducted a major study to predict diabetes-related kidney disease in patients with chronic disease.
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In this edition of Device Week, Medtech Insight’s Reed Miller talks to managing editor Marion Webb about the growing interest among investors in "femtech," technology that specifically addresses women's health issues that have been frequently overlooked in the past. And London-based reporter Catherine Longworth addresses the recent media reports that Smith & Nephew may make a bid for spine-device company Nuvasive.
Edwards Lifesciences has made its first acquisition since 2017, inking a $100m deal to buy monitoring technology company CAS Medical Systems.