Med-tech happenings, including deals and partnerships, grants, preclinical data and other news in brief: Archerdx, Bayer, Bluecross Blueshield of Tennessee, Caredx, Duality Technologies, Ekf Diagnostics, Integrated Computer Solutions, Lenovo, Lexent Bio, Progressive Care, Respiraworks, Senseonics, Transenterix, Tosoh Europe, Veracyte.
LONDON – Geopolitical tensions over the issue of access to COVID-19 vaccines intensified this week, after the CEO of French pharmaceutical company Sanofi SA said the U.S. government would get first access to its product because it was first to fund the research.
Regulatory snapshots, including global drug submissions and approvals, clinical trial approvals and other regulatory decisions and designations: Abivax, Aim Immunotech, Cellphire, Enzychem, Immunic, Nordic Nanovector, Pharmazz, Restem, Sanofi, Scimount, Seattle Genetics, Takeda, Verona, Zealand.
Ventilators are not designed to sit in storage for long periods of time unused. But that’s precisely what’s often required of this medical device, which then may require substantial repair and updates before it is functional. That’s a tale that’s been told repeatedly in this pandemic.