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MedShape Receives $2.6M DOD Development Grant for Novel NiTiNOL Dynamic Compression Devices

August 18, 2020

 MedShape Inc., the industry leader in innovative NiTiNOL and other advanced material technologies, today announced that it has received a Technology/Therapeutic Development Award funded by the Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) to assist in the research and development of a dynamic compression fusion device using superelastic nickel titanium (NiTiNOL) for use…

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Novavax Initiates Efficacy Trial of COVID-19 Vaccine in South Africa

August 17, 2020

Phase 2b clinical trial in collaboration with Professor Shabir Madhi and Wits University Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation providing $15 million grant toward trial Mature trial infrastructure along with significant levels of seasonal transmission may allow for rapid efficacy evaluation Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX), a late-stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced the beginning of a…

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Nominate Your Company to be the Buzz of BIO

August 14, 2020

Enter to Win a Free BIO IMPACT Digital Company Presentation and Registration (Valued at $600) At BIO IMPACT Digital, we are celebrating the innovators and risk-takers making an impact on our world, developing game-changing products, technologies and solutions solving societal challenges.    Are you an innovative biotech company developing a ground-breaking product or new technology within…

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Emory University, Grady Health, Children’s Healthcare among Georgia sites in Phase III of Covid-19 vaccine trial

August 13, 2020

Emory University and four other sites in the Atlanta area and Savannah are taking part in the large-scale Phase III of a national clinical trial for experimental Covid-19 vaccine mRNA-1273.  Emory administered the first dose of the investigational vaccine at the Hope Clinic of Emory Vaccine Center this week. Hundreds of adult volunteers 18 and…

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US government strikes $1.525 billion deal with Moderna for 100 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine

August 11, 2020

The Trump administration has reached a deal with Moderna Inc. to manufacture and deliver 100 million doses of the company’s Covid-19 vaccine once it is approved, according to a news release from the US Health and Human Services Department. President Trump announced the deal during a media briefing on Tuesday. Moderna is one of several…

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Portable UV Disinfection Chambers Could Help Address PPE Shortage

August 10, 2020

Portable disinfection chambers that use ultraviolet (UV) light to inactivate virus particles could allow emergency medical technicians, police officers, healthcare workers, pharmacy technicians, and others to quickly disinfect their personal protective equipment (PPE) as they need it. Researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) have built two prototype chambers to evaluate PPE disinfection using different sources…

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