SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – The tiny Latin American country that has become the region's second largest med-tech exporter behind Mexico is betting on disruptive technologies and trends to stay at the technological forefront. Costa Rica's med-tech exports have become one of the nation's most important sources of income and employment, and the country is focused on expanding the sector.
Warsaw, Ind.-based Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. is moving ahead of schedule in terms of its turnaround as it reported revenue of $1.892 billion for the third quarter. That figure represents an increase of 3% over the same period last year, impressing analysts.
San Diego-based Tandem Diabetes Care Inc. reported financial results for the third quarter of 2019, with worldwide pump shipments soaring 112% to 17,839 pumps from 8,434 pumps in the same period a year ago. Revenue rose 105% to $94.7 million, up from $46.3 million in the third quarter of 2018.
The oncology field pioneered adaptive trial designs through efforts such as I-SPY 2 (Investigation of Serial Studies to Predict Your Therapeutic Response with Imaging And moLecular Analysis 2), Puma Biotechnology Inc.’s phase II study of the pan-HER tyrosine kinase inhibitor neratinib (Nerlynx) as neoadjuvant therapy in metastatic breast cancer, and the ongoing multidrug, biomarker-driven
non-small-cell lung cancer trial known as Lung-MAP.