Posts tagged with “_bio”

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Mike Camplin

Burns: Comparison of the efficacy of silver-based antimicrobial burn dressings in a porcine model

StarFish Medical Bio Services Manager, Nick Allan, is a co-author of Comparison of the efficacy of silver-based antimicrobial burn dressings in a porcine model of burn wounds an In Press, Corrected Proof article in Burns Journal available online 27 April 2020. Offering an example of Allan’s medical device evaluation, pre-clinical design and execution expertise, the […]

Nick Allan

5 biological sciences medical device breakthroughs for this decade

Biological sciences medical device breakthroughs for this decade have a solid base to build upon. 3D tissue printing, advancements in cell therapy and regenerative medicine and gene editing breakthroughs were developed and adopted in the last decade.   Developing these technologies into commercial products and practical medical devices will be the work of the 2020 decade. […]

Nick Allan

Katherine Elvira Interview: How microfluidics will impact medical device diagnostics

Dr. Katherine Elvira recently spoke with Nick Allan about her work developing lab-on-a-chip (microfluidic) technologies to investigate how drugs enter human cells and to analyze how they perform when given to patients. Dr. Elvira is the Canada Research Chair in New Materials and Techniques for Health Applications and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at […]

Mike Camplin

2020 MEDTEQ Innovation Summit

Lorenzo Gutierrez, StarFish Medical Microfluidics Manager, will be attending the 2020 MEDTEQ Innovation Summit (formerly the MEDTEQ Annual Forum) on January 14, 2020 in Montreal QC. The event is a day of exchange, reflection and discussion to help the medical technology industry evolve.  Through dynamic conferences and networking, participants will emerge inspired by this day […]

Mike Camplin

Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News – In the Pipeline: A Capsule for Diagnosing SIBO

  The January 8, 2020, online edition of Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News features “In the Pipeline: A Capsule for Diagnosing SIBO“. Subheaded, “An experimental swallowable capsule may significantly improve the diagnosis and management of patients with small intestinal bacterial overgrowth,” the article discusses research presented in May 2019. The article notes: “If ongoing clinical trials […]

Mike Camplin

Biotec 2019

StarFish Medical is a gold sponsor of Biotec 2019. The Biotechnology and Bioengineering Conference is a student-run, non-profit conference focusing on innovation in the fields of health, biology and tech. This year the conference will be hosted at the University of Waterloo on Saturday, November 16th, 2019.  More information.

Mike Camplin

2019 ACG Annual Scientific Meeting: Poster Sessions

StarFish Medical Biotech Manager, Nick Allan, is co-author of three Poster Session to be presented by Mitchell Lawrence Jones MD PhD, Vice President, Translation and Clinical Development Progenity, Inc., at the American College of Gastroenterology 2019 ACG Annual Scientific Meeting (ACG 2019). Session topics and dates are: Small Intestine, October 27, 2019: P0797 – Characterization […]

Susan Bantroch

Consider these 3 areas carefully when testing medical devices in a Biolab

Keep your project on time, within budget  Testing medical devices in a Biolab often requires changing locations from an engineering lab to a Biosecurity Level 2 (BSL2) BioLab that can facilitate specialized tests involving potentially dangerous microorganisms, tissues and biological fluids. Careful pre-planning is required for timely experiments to take place in BSL2 BioLabs. Poorly […]

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