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October 25, 2019
Life Sciences News
House Democrats’ Drug Pricing Bill Heads to a Floor Vote

Speaker Pelosi’s drug bill, H.R. 3, now named the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, after the longtime congressman who died last week, heads to the floor for a vote after being considered by three House Committees – the Energy and Commerce, Labor and Education and, Ways and Means Committees. A full House […]

October 4, 2019
Life Sciences Events Life Sciences News
Representative Ben McAdams Visits BD

On Wednesday, October 2nd, Representative Ben McAdams visited the operations of Becton Dickinson in Sandy, Utah.  Representative McAdams was familiar with Becton Dickinson having visited previously when serving as Mayor of Salt Lake County.  Executives of Becton Dickinson including Rob Fredericks, Vice President and General Manager, Vascular Access Devices, initially met with Representative McAdams and […]

October 4, 2019
Life Sciences Events Life Sciences News
ProLung Announces Results of New Clinical Study At Ribbon Cutting

Yesterday, ProLung welcomed Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski, partners, dignitaries, and members of Utah’s life sciences community as the company celebrated its move to a new location with a ribbon cutting ceremony.  ProLung CEO, Jared Bauer, addressed guests, announcing that the company’s move to the Labs at Northgate coincided with good news on recent […]

October 3, 2019
Life Sciences News
FDA Clears the Smart-C Advanced X-ray Imaging System from Turner Imaging Systems

(Orem, UT) October 2, 2019_Turner Imaging Systems, a developer of advanced x-ray imaging systems, today announced the Company has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Smart-C Mini-C Arm Portable Fluoroscopy and X-Ray Imaging Device.  What makes this device unique is its true mobility and portability. The patent-pending Smart-C weighs only 16 pounds so that it […]

September 27, 2019
Life Sciences News
Impeachment Could Complicate Drug Pricing Agenda

The recent launch of a House impeachment inquiry is likely to throw a wrench into efforts to reach a deal in Congress on drug pricing legislation before the end of the year. Meanwhile, President Trump is pushing his own drug pricing proposals through regulation and executive order, including tying drug prices to an international price […]

September 26, 2019
Life Sciences News Public Policy
MDMA, AdvaMed, MITA and a Broad Coalition of Stakeholders Urge Congress to Permanently Repeal the Medical Device Tax

Washington, DC – The Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) and a broad coalition of medical innovators, physician inventors, patient groups, and others sent a letter to congressional leadership today urging them to permanently repeal the medical device excise tax. “The United States is […]

September 20, 2019
Life Sciences News
Product Recall Prevention and Recovery: 4 Critical Steps

15 August, 2019 by James Jardine, Staff Writer, MasterControl EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one in a series of highly popular GxP Lifeline blog posts that we are republishing in order to share their important subject matter and insights with a wider audience. If a person makes a mistake, a simple apology is often enough to fix […]

September 20, 2019
Life Sciences News
DIA Global 2019 Recap: 3 Themes Shaping the Future of Life Sciences

1 August, 2019 by James Jardine, Staff Writer, MasterControl The DIA 2019 Global Annual Meeting held June 23-27 in San Diego played host to approximately 7,000 pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device professionals from dozens of countries and more than 400 exhibiting providers of products and services that support the life sciences. As stakeholders gathered at […]

September 19, 2019
Life Sciences News
Life Sciences News: 3-D Printing Cells and Moving, Feeling Prosthetic Arm

The Fine Print: University of Utah Engineers Develop Process to 3-D Print Cells to Produce Human Tissue Such as Ligaments and Tendons “’It will allow patients to receive replacement tissues without additional surgeries and without having to harvest tissue from other sites, which has its own source of problems,’ says University of Utah biomedical engineering […]

September 19, 2019
Life Sciences Events
Gary Crocker Honored at 2019-20 Bench to Bedside Launch

On Monday, September 16, 2019 the University of Utah Center for Medical Innovation kicked off its 10th Annual Bench to Bedside competition.  The Bench to Bedside program introduces students to the fascinating world of medical technology innovation.  The program has continued to grow in both scale an impact with more than 65 teams moving forward […]

September 15, 2019
Life Sciences Events
RAPS Webcast

On Wednesday October 2, Join RAPS for a 60-minute webcast offering tips, strategies and best practices for reducing barriers to approval by notified bodies. The presentation is based on lessons learned through work with dozens of organizations, across a variety of product types, that are writing CER literature reviews for regulatory submissions. Learn more and register here

September 10, 2019
Life Sciences Events
USMCA: Inside Look

On September 24, join the Commercial Service, World Trade Center Utah and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to learn how to grow and support your international business expansion into Mexico and Canada under the proposed new deal. Hear from Geri Word, Director of the Office of North America for the U.S. Department of Commerce […]