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Device Development: A Hybrid Implantable Kidney

Device Development: A Hybrid Implantable Kidney     Shuvo Roy, Ph.D., Professor of Bioengineering at UCSF and Technical Director of The Kidney Project, and his research partners have developed an artificial kidney constructed of semiconductor silicon wafers that remove waste and toxins from the blood and a cell therapy unit that replicates other kidney functions. Their …

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Digitalizing Drug Delivery – What’s Next?

Digitalizing Drug Delivery – What’s Next?     The market for connected drug delivery devices is rapidly expanding, with expectations the industry will grow by 9.1% annually until 2030.[i] Key factors driving market growth include an aging population increasingly suffering from chronic diseases and a shift towards treatment self-administration outside of a hospital setting. Connected devices …

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CRO Avania Acquires MAXIS

CRO Avania Acquires MAXIS     Avania, a global medical technology contract research organization (CRO), has acquired MAXIS, a medical technology development service provider with expertise in pre-clinical engineering, design validation and verification, regulatory affairs, field clinical services, and trial management. MAXIS has offices in San Jose, California, and Frankfurt am Main, Germany, with additional operational staff across …

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Medical Device Computational Modeling and Simulation Reports Highlights Best Uses and Barriers to Adoption

Medical Device Computational Modeling and Simulation Reports Highlights Best Uses and Barriers to Adoption     A new report from The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) Computational Modeling and Simulation (CM&S) initiative looks at the potential of CM&S to reduce product development costs, accelerate time to market, and better serve patients with safe and effective medical devices. The …

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