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26 September 2017
Industry News

University of Michigan develops new chip to isolate cancer stem cells
The University of Michigan in the US has developed a new chip fitted with labyrinth-shaped hydrodynamic fluid channels to separate circulating cancer cells for better analysis.

China’s Shandong Weigao to acquire Argon Medical for $850m
Chinese company Shandong Weigao Group Medical Polymer (Shandong Weigao) has entered an agreement to acquire US-based Argon Medical Devices for $850m.

ICR develops new blood test to detect residual head and neck tumours
Researchers at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) in the UK have developed a new blood test to detect the presence of any residual tumours after chemotherapy and radiotherapy in locally advanced (non-metastatic) head and neck cancer patients.

BD and Euroclone to develop tests for sexually transmitted pathogens
US-based firm Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) and Italian diagnostic products maker Euroclone Diagnostica have entered an agreement for the development and global distribution of molecular tests to detect emerging sexually transmitted pathogens.

Press Releases

NSF Workshops, Training Courses, and Complimentary Webinars
NSF has announced the release of a new collection of pharmaceutical workshops for the 2017/2018 period.

BMT to Attend Compamed Fair
BMT has announced it will exhibit at Compamed Fair in Duesseldorf this year.

Single Fix Dose and Multi Fix Dose D-Flex Disposable Pen
The Haselmeier D-Flex is a disposable pen for use with 3ml cartridges.

Stäubli Electrical Connectors to Attend Composites and Advanced Materials Expo
The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX) was created by The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) and Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) to connect and advance all aspects of the world's composites and advanced materials communities.

The Pergoveris® Pen Gains Positive CHMP Assessment
The new Pergoveris® Pen by Haselmeier has received a positive assessment by Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) at the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

White Papers

Dividella Brochure
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Materials Guide for Custom Extrusion
This guide presents a range of materials offered by Optinova for its customised extrusion of tubing for medical...

Special Cables for Temperature Measurement in Medical Technology
SABmed Line is a family of biocompatible cable compounds by SAB Bröckskes, including high notch and tear resistance, a material for ultra-flexible and smooth cables, a material for...

Managing Risk in Medical Connectors
Fischer Connectors highlights important changes to risk management requirements enacted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the implications to manufacturers of medical...

Deficiencies in QMS
The MHRA has been one of the few regulatory authorities to publish the statistics and classifications for the deficiencies it finds during inspections....

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