Here are seven key notes on major spine and orthopedic device companies.
The jury reached a verdict in a lawsuit involving OrthoTec and Surgiview, which was purchased by Alphatec Holdings in 2010.
Louisville, Ky.-based Cardinal Spine is $300,000 toward its ultimate goal of raising $1.25 million for its spinal interbody fusion devices.
Medtronic, Boston Scientific and St. Jude Medical came under attack from hackers in 2013, according to a San Francisco Chronicle report.
Columbia, Md.-based ACell has launched its MatriStem Multilayer Wound Matrix for deep, hard-to-heal wounds.
Researchers recently conducted an in vitro study on spinal burst fractures and the biomechanics underpinnings of the unexplained phenomenon, according to a study in The Spine Journal.
UCLA researchers Daniel Lu, MD, and Reggie Edgerton, MD, received a five-year $6 million grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering for research on cervical spinal cord injury therapies.
Venture capital firm Clarus Ventures will raise $375 million for its third fund, a life sciences venture fund.
Aesculap Implant Systems participated in an ovine study of its Plasmapore coated devices, and the results point to the Plasmapore devices bringing increased bone formation over uncoated PEEK implants.