CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aerpio Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on advancing first-in-class treatments for the eye, today announced that data from the TIME-2 Phase 2a Study of AKB-9778 in the treatment of patients with diabetic macular edema (DME) will be presented at the upcoming American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Annual Meeting’s Retina Subspecialty Day. In July, the company announced data showing that a combination of AKB-9778 and Lucentis® provided significa
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–National law firm Robins Kaplan LLP announced today that it has been named co-lead counsel in antitrust litigation against the four dominant manufacturers and the largest nationwide distributor of contact lenses. As co-lead counsel, Robins Kaplan represents a proposed class of individual consumers that purchased contact lenses from retailers and eye care professionals that could number in the millions. Robins Kaplan filed one of the first class action complaints on be
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Genentech, a member of the Roche group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced data from three positive, pivotal Phase III studies of ocrelizumab in people with relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) and pr…
NEW ORLEANS & WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RightEye LLC, a health technology company using eye tracking to revolutionize vision performance and patient care, today announced at the 2015 American Academy of Optometry show in New Orleans the launch of RightEye Neuro Vision — a new 15-second concussion test that helps health care providers more clearly understand the severity of a patient’s head trauma and better assess their recovery over time. “It’s common for concussion patients to be in denial
CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OneSight, an independent nonprofit committed to eradicating the global vision care crisis, today announced the findings from The Global Need for Glasses Study, conducted in collaboration with Deloitte
BENTONVILLE, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Building on its commitment to making healthcare and healthier food more affordable and accessible, Walmart today outlined additional ways the company is helping its customers live healthier lives. The retailer will focus on preventive care and supporting overall well-being across its entire assortment – in stores and online – through in-store events, online education and an expanded assortment of products and services solutions. Customers will see Walmart’s c
LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Technavio has published a new report on the global energy-based therapeutics market, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 7% from 2015-2019.
CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aerpio Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on advancing first-in-class treatments for the eye, today announced that Steve Pakola, M.D. has been appointed as the company’s first Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Pakola will lead the advancement of Aerpio’s development pipeline, including lead therapeutic candidate, AKB-9778. Dr. Pakola will report to Aerpio’s President and CEO Joseph Gardner, and his appointment is effective immediately. “Steve brings 20
TUCSON, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Photometrics, a manufacturer of high performance scientific cameras for life science applications, today announces the release of its new sCMOS camera, the Photometrics Prime. Prime is the first 4.2 Megapixel scientific CMOS camera available for life science research that actively defeats the negative impact of Poisson noise in low light images. The camera packs a formidable FPGA-based Embedded Signal Processing engine, ESP™, that enables powerful signal restorat
BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: Cegedim, an innovative technology and services company, today announced the signature of an agreement for the acquisition of the US based Practice Management business of Nightingale Informatix Corporation by its US subsidiary Pulse System, Inc. The acquisition includes the assets of Nightingale’s Medrium, Ridgemark, Secure Connect and Northern Health Products. Jeff Burton, the Pulse Systems President and CEO stated that “We are exc
KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Merck Congratulates Awardees of 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for Discovery Leading to River Blindness Treatment
DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Presbia PLC (NASDAQ: LENS), an ophthalmic device company introduced its new, innovative disposable inserter for the Presbia Flexivue Microlens™ at the Australasian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (AUSCRS) conference held from October 7th through the 10th in Noosa, Queensland, Australia. The Presbia Flexivue Microlens is a proprietary optical lens implant for treating presbyopia, the age-related loss of near-vision. With its simplified action, the new inserte
ALPHARETTA, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Latest contact lens tech presented by Dr. Sally Dillehay of Visioneering Technologies, Inc., and Dr. Jeff Sonsino at the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) conference October 7 – 10 in New Orleans.
MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cirle, Inc., a Miami-based medical technology incubator, has won the prestigious “Red Dot Award-Best of the Best” for its 3-D Surgical Navigation System prototype in international design competition.
SAARBRÜCKEN, Duitsland & HEIDELBERG, Duitsland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–URSAPHARM, een van de toonaangevende Europese bedrijven op het gebied van oogheelkunde, en Novaliq, een farmaceutisch bedrijf dat gespecialiseerd is in de klinische fase dat een medicijnbezorgingstechnologieplatform heeft dat zich richt op de oogheelkunde, maken vandaag gezamenlijk hun samenwerkingsovereenkomst bekend, evenals de eerste lancering van EvoTears™. Als onderdeel van de overeenkomst verkrijgt URSAPHARM de exclusieve li
SAARBRÜCKEN y HEIDELBERG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–URSAPHARM, una de las empresas líderes en el campo de la oftalmología en Europa, y Novaliq, empresa farmacéutica especializada en estudios clínicos con una plataforma tecnológica para la distribución de fármacos centrada en la oftalmología, han anunciado hoy un acuerdo de colaboración así como el lanzamiento europeo de EvoTears™. El comunicado en el idioma original, es la versión oficial y autorizada del mismo. La traducción es solamente un medio de ay
MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today’s kids use digital devices for hours daily, which may have long term consequences for their eyes and vision. An annual comprehensive eye exam is essential for all children as they enter school.
SAARBRÜCKEN und HEIDELBERG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–URSAPHARM, eines der führenden europäischen Unternehmen auf dem Gebiet der Augenheilkunde, und Novaliq, ein Unternehmen für pharmazeutische Spezialprodukte in der klinischen Entwicklung mit einer innovativen Drug-Delivery-Plattform mit Schwerpunkt in der Augenheilkunde, meldeten heute gemeinsam die Unterzeichnung der Partnerschaftsvereinbarung sowie den ersten Marktauftritt von EvoTears™ in Europa. Im Rahmen der Vereinbarung erhält URSAPHARM die exkl
SAARBRÜCKEN e HEIDELBERG, Germania–(BUSINESS WIRE)–URSAPHARM, una delle società europee leader nel settore dell’oftalmologia, e Novaliq, casa farmaceutica specializzata nella ricerca clinica con una piattaforma tecnologica innovativa per il rilascio dei farmaci oftalmici, hanno oggi annunciato la sigla di un contratto di collaborazione e il lancio di EvoTears™ sul mercato europeo. Come parte dell’accordo, URSAPHARM ottiene la licenza esclusiva per la commercializzazione di EvoTears, il primo