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Mpox And Newfound ‘Punching Power’ Are Bringing Bavarian Nordic Closer To $1bn Target
Bavarian Nordic managed to change its financial story in 2022 when its smallpox vaccine, Jynneos, became a critical tool in the global response to the mpox pandemic. CEO Paul Chaplin speaks to In Vivo about what this year holds in store.
mRNA: The Future Beyond COVID Vaccines
Messenger RNA (mRNA) prophylactic vaccines have made major breakthroughs in 2020 and 2021 with both the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines gaining approval in more than 150 countries. These mRNA COVID vaccines have been developed much faster and with superior clinical profiles when compared to other more conventional modalities.
Beware Bad Actors And Avoid A Cyber Securing Shock
Medtech and pharma and businesses can take steps to avoid having to claim on their cyber insurance policies, says Edward Machin of law firm Ropes & Gray.
Talking ATTD, 780G, Rumors And Missteps With Medtronic’s Diabetes Leaders
Medtech Insight spoke to the president of Medtronic’s diabetes business, Que Dallara, as well as two of the company’s medical affairs directors, about the company’s recently published data, and the timeline for the US launch of its 780G system.
2023 Will Be A Year Of Partnerships And Acquisitions For Astellas
Astellas’ Mike Luther sees 2023 as a year of growing assets and creating partnerships. The global head of search and evaluation business development told In Vivo about the company's focus on gene and cell therapy and what he thinks makes for a successful business deal.
Abbott Buys CSI To Add Peripheral And Coronary Atherectomy Technologies
CSI markets minimally invasive devices to remove vascular plaques and has a full pipeline of complementary vascular intervention technologies. Abbott expects CSI’s products to complement its existing coronary intervention business and expand its presence in the peripheral market.
The Serious Business Of Digital Medical Games
There are fewer than a handful of prescription video game digital therapeutics with regulatory clearance, but gamification in patient care is proving its worth as a novel way of treating a range of conditions, from vision loss to dyslexia and ADHD. Now, the onus is on lawmakers and insurers to create a clear path towards reimbursement.
The Serious Business Of Digital Medical Games
There are fewer than a handful of approved prescription video game digital therapeutics, but gamification in patient care is proving its worth as a novel way of treating a range of conditions, from vision loss to dyslexia and ADHD. Now, the onus is on lawmakers and insurers to create a clear path towards reimbursement.
JPM 2023: Boston Scientific Sees Transformational Potential In PFA, BD Sticks To '2025' Investment Strategy
The annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference includes presentations from major medtech companies; Some use the conference as a platform for major announcements while some just take the opportunity to explain their 2023 outlook to investors. Here are some of the highlights from the presentations on the third day of the meeting.
A Bright Spot In Biotech’s Tough Year, Immunocore Looks To Build On Kimmtrak Success
Immunocore looked set to be another UK biotech disappointment, before it turned around its fortunes with the launch of Kimmtrak. CEO Bahija Jallal talked to Scrip about how she has steered the company to commercial success with its debut product.
Early Days For The Metaverse In The Life Sciences, But Experimentation Is Happening
Hype around the metaverse has made it a sexy topic, but a recent Accenture report grounds the concept in a sober, yet still exciting, reality. The consulting firm looked at how the metaverse is being applied in the life sciences sector and concluded that while it is early days and the concept remains nebulous, executives would be remiss if they ignored the growing possibilities the metaverse has to offer.
Esper Bionics Is Creating Prostheses That Think Before They Act
Start-up Esper Bionics has designed a prosthetic hand that can anticipate a user’s actions, changing the game for amputees.
BTIG Analyst Zooms Into Alcon’s Revamp Into ‘Building A Pharma Company Inside A Device Company’
In his recent report on Alcon, BTIG analyst Ryan Zimmerman estimated that its pharmaceutical portfolio could generate close to $900m in fiscal year 2022.
Getting Personal With De Oro Devices’ Sidney Collin: ‘There’s A Lot Of Learning That Needs To Happen’
In this new series titled Getting Personal, we talk to new and veteran executives about the trials and tribulations in running a company while exploring their own motivations and passions. In this first edition, we talk to Sidney Collin, co-founder and CEO of De Oro Devices. Collin invented NexStride, a portable device to help overcome freezing of gait in Parkinson’s disease patients, while studying biomedical engineering at the California Polytechnic State University in 2018.
Exec Chat: J&J’s Menziuso Looks To Extend Vision Care To Underserved Places And People
Johnson & Johnson Vision recently named Peter Menziuso as company group chairman. In a Q&A with Medtech Insight, he his vision for the company and how the company is in a strong position bring vision care to more people.
Boston Scientific Plans New Facility In Georgia
The company will invest $62.5m for a new manufacturing and supply chain facility in Johns Creek, GA – about 30 miles northeast of Atlanta in Fulton County, according to Georgia Governor Brian Kemp.
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