Ortho Regenerative Technologies appointed François-Xavier Lacasse to the newly created position of VP of product development.Read More
Histogenics (NASDAQ:HSGX) announced the online peer-reviewed publication in the Journal of Orthopaedic Research that analyzes mechanical properties of tissue engineered cartilage based on work done as part of a sponsored-research agreement between Histogenics and Dr. Lawrence Bonassar at Cornell University.Read More
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a Virginia federal jury award to LifeNet Health of $34.7-million in damages for LifeCell's infringement of a LifeNet patent related to improving the preservation of tissue grafts.
In November 2014, a jury found that LifeCell's AlloDerm Ready to Use Regenerative Tissue Matrix and Strattice skin graft products infringed all seven asserted claims of LifeNet's patent.Read More
Stifel launched coverage of Selecta Biosciences (NASDAQ:SELB) with a “buy” rating and $23 price target. The stock closed at $14 on Friday.
“Selecta’s SVP-Rapamycin technology has the potential to open the doors of immunological tolerance and allow patients to be treated with recombinant protein ‘creations’ designed to combat disease,” writes analyst Thomas Shrader.Read More
Roth Capital Partners has resumed coverage of Fibrocell Science (NASDAQ:FCSC) with a “buy” rating and $7 price target. The stock closed at $2.12 on Monday.
Fibrocell leverages its expertise with fibroblasts to target diseases of the skin, connective tissue and joints. The technology can take advantage of the inherent properties of fibroblasts, but also brings to bear the power of gene therapy, which can treat monogenic diseases, including those with significant unmet medical needs.Read More