• Broadview Ventures 2017 Annual Report

    March 20, 2018

    Broadview Ventures 2017 Annual Report

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  • Acesion Pharma Commences Phase 1 Study in Atrial Fibrillation

    March 12, 2018

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark— 12 March 2018: Acesion Pharma (“Acesion” or the Company), a Danish biotech company developing novel treatments for atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common cardiac arrhythmia, announces it has commenced the clinical study for its lead compound AP30663. Acesion is developing a portfolio of drugs addressing both paroxysmal (acute) and persistent AF. Link to Press Release

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  • Vectorious closes B round, setting stage for trials of heart-monitoring implant

    March 8, 2018

    Vectorious Medical Technologies has raised cash to trial an implant for monitoring left atrial pressure in congestive heart failure patients, Globes reports. The series B round will fund a device the Israel-based company sees improving outcomes and cutting costs in an indication dogged by stubbornly high mortality rates. Vectorious’ answer to the solidly double-digit one-year mortality rate of heart failure patients is a miniature implant. Following delivery via a minimally invasive procedure, the device gathers data on blood flow in the left atrium. The data are transmitted via what Ve

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  • Acesion Pharma Receives Approval for Phase I Study in Atrial Fibrillation

    February 8, 2018

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark— 8 February 2018: Acesion Pharma (“Acesion” or the Company), a Danish biotech company developing novel treatments for atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common cardiac arrhythmia, announces today it has received approval to commence its first clinical study for its lead compound AP30663. The phase 1 study in healthy subjects will be conducted at the Centre for Human Drug Research (CHDR) in the Netherlands and is due to start in March 2018. Acesion also announces the appointment of internationally renowned AF experts as scientific advisors. Link to Press Release

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  • ZZ Biotech Announces Preliminary Phase 2 Stroke Trial Results

    January 29, 2018

    ZZ Biotech Announces Preliminary Phase 2 Stroke Trial Results with 3K3A-APC Houston, TX, USA, January 29, 2018 / B3C newswire / -- ZZ Biotech today announced that preliminary results of RHAPSODY, the company’s Phase 2 clinical trial in acute ischemic stroke patients, were presented at the 2018 International Stroke Conference in Los Angeles. The placebo-controlled dose-escalation trial was designed to establish a maximally tolerated dose (MTD) of 3K3A-APC in patients with acute ischemic stroke treated with intravenous tPA, intra-arterial thrombectomy, or both. A secondary endpoint was to

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  • 480 Biomedical’s Novel Technology Featured in Nature Materials

    November 21, 2017

    480 Biomedical develops new technology which imparts metal-like strength on bioresorbable polymers WATERTOWN, Mass., Nov. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 480 Biomedical, a clinical-stage life science company committed to transforming the lives of patients with chronic diseases, announced a publication in Nature Materials highlighting the novel mechanical properties of the company’s fully bioresorbable polymeric implant technology. As described in Nature Materials, the 480 Biomedical implant has been demonstrated in pre-clinical studies to possess resistive strength similar to metal, while m

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  • Boston Scientific Announces Agreement to Acquire Apama Medical

    October 10, 2017

    Acquisition to Strengthen Company's Electrophysiology Portfolio and Expand into "Single-Shot" Balloon Pulmonary Vein Isolation Treatments for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Oct 2, 2017 MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Apama Medical Inc., a privately-held company that is developing the Apama Radiofrequency (RF) Balloon Catheter System for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF). The transaction consists of $175 million in cash up-front and a maximum of $125 million in cont

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  • New Options in Wireless Remote Patient Monitoring

    May 24, 2017

    Interview with Michael Mazzini, MD Author(s): Interview by Jodie Elrod Issue Number: Volume 17 - Issue 5 - May 2017 Dr. Michael Mazzini is with North Suburban Cardiology Associates in Stoneham, Massachusetts. In this interview, we speak with him about his use of the MoMe® Kardia wireless remote patient monitoring system (InfoBionic), a 3-in-1 device that acquires and stores ECG and motion data, and transmits it through the company’s cloud-based system for analysis.   Press Release

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  • Biogen Acquires Remedy Pharmaceuticals’ CIRARA™ for Large Hemispheric Stroke

    May 15, 2017

    Phase 3-ready program complements Biogen’s ongoing development efforts in stroke Biogen will pay a $120 million upfront payment plus potential milestone and royalty payments May 15, 2017 07:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) announced today that it has completed an asset purchase of Remedy Pharmaceuticals’ Phase 3 candidate, CIRARA™ (intravenous glyburide). The target indication for CIRARA is large hemispheric infarction (LHI), a severe form of ischemic stroke where brain swelling (cerebral edema) often leads to a dispr

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  • Simple New Test Might Be a Better Way to Diagnose Gestational Diabetes

    April 28, 2017

    Link to publication below: Mellitus Study Mentioned in "What to Expect" Magazine

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