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  • Trump Administration Policy Statement Calls for FDA Premarketing Activities to be Funded Entirely by Industry Fees

    The Trump White House released a Statement of Administration Policy on Wednesday in response to the House of Representatives’ passage of H.R. 2430, a bill that would reauthorize the use of four FDA user fee programs: the Prescription Drug User Fee Act, the Medical Device User Fee Amendments, the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments, and the Biosimilar User Fee Act.   The Trump Administrat ...
  • Philips Acquires EGI

    Philips recently announced that it will purchase Electrical Geodesics, Inc. (EGI).  The total value of the deal is estimated to be GBP 29.0 million (approximately $36.9 million).  According to its website, EGI designs, develops, and commercializes various non-invasive neurodiagnostic products that monitor and interpret brain activity, such as its dense array electroencephalography (EEG) platform ...
  • MRI-Compatible Robot Aims to Improve Breast Cancer Biopsies

    The University of Twente in Enschede, Netherlands recently introduced “the world’s smallest and most accurate 3D-printed biopsy robot,” called the Stormram 4.  The device is designed to carry out biopsies during breast cancer scans and was developed by a team at the university’s Robotics and Mechanics lab in collaboration with Ziekenhuis Groep Twente. The Stormram 4 can be used ins ...
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    Vascular InterVentional Advances (VIVA)

    Wynn Hotel

    September 11 - 14, 2017

    Las Vegas, NV

    VIVA is the premier global, multidisciplinary course for vascular intervention and medicine. For the past 11 years, VIVA has defined excellence in professional education by offering attendees an innovative, provocative, and balanced educational experience, enhanced by the use of technology and electronic interaction between participants and faculty experts.