Marion Webb has been writing about medtech since 2017, specializing in covering buzzy segments such as robotic surgery, digital therapeutics and femtech with in-depth features and interviews with leading experts. Her role includes reporting live from industry events, moderating panel discussions and podcasts, tweeting breaking news and engaging KOLs to provide high-quality, business-critical content for Medtech Insight. Marion has been writing about health care issues for more than two decades. She was a long-time biotech reporter at the San Diego Business Journal, worked at Bloomberg News, and contributed to the Los Angeles County Medical Association’s Physician Magazine. Marion was born and raised in Germany, is fluent in German and conversational in Spanish. Off the job, she’s a competitive runner, avid cyclist and swimmer, and enjoys spending time with her domestic partner and her German Shorthair Pointer mix Cora.
Latest From Marion Webb
Becton Dickinson Receives FDA Clearance For Vaginal Panel To Detect Vaginitis
BD said its newly FDA-cleared Vaginal Panel can detect three most common infectious causes of vaginitis with a single swab, reducing the need for repeat testing.
Harbinger Health CEO Stephen Hahn On Early Cancer Detection To ‘Move The Needle’ On Survival
Medtech Insight spoke with Stephen Hahn, ex-FDA commissioner and CEO of Harbinger Health, who attended SXSW, about the firm’s blood-based cancer test in development.
Digital Health Roundup: Omar Ishrak’s SPAC; AI In Dermatology, IVF, Imaging; Wellness Apps And Trust
In this month’s Digital Health Roundup, Medtech Insight’s Marion Webb highlights how Alife Health is using its AI-based platform for IVF to increase chances for successful pregnancies while Barnaby Pickering discusses how AI Medical Technology is using AI to detect melanoma. Reed Miller talks about weight-loss device maker Allurion Technologies’ signed SPAC deal.
Abbott Gains FDA Clearance For Lab-Based Concussion Test
Abbott said it received the US FDA nod to run its blood-based test to assess patients for concussions on its Alinity i laboratory instrument. This will make the test more widely available in hospitals and laboratories in the US.
FDA Clears Abbott’s Modified CGM For Automated Insulin Delivery Integration, Label Expansion
Abbott announced today it plans to integrate its FDA-cleared modified CGMs with insulin pump makers, including Tandem and Insulet, likely later this year.
Minute Insight: Theranica’s Wearable Earns Expanded FDA Clearance For Preventing Migraines
Theranica’s expanded US FDA clearance allows the company to market its prescription-based wearable as both an acute and preventive treatment for migraine headaches.