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Novacept Inc.

Division of Hologic Inc.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Medical Devices
    • Radiofrequency Devices
    • Surgical Equipment & Devices
      • Minimally or Less Invasive
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Gynecological, Urological
  • Alias(es)
  • Novacept Corp.
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Hologic Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Michel Spagnol, Pres. & CEO
    Christian Thiry, CFO
    Angela Strand, Dir., Mktg.
    Russ Sampson, VP, R&D
  • Contact Info
  • Novacept Inc.
    Phone: (650) 335-2711
    1047 Elwell Court
    Palo Alto, CA 94303