Scaffdex Oy and Conmed Linvatec Biomaterials Sign a Licensing Agreement of Commercialization and Clinical Data of Joint Prosthesis Innovation
News Sep 15, 2009
Scaffdex Oy and Conmed Linvatec Biomaterials have signed a licensing agreement of commercialization and clinical data of joint prosthesis innovation. Target of Scaffdex Oy is CE marking and launch of this product by end of 2010.
Joint prosthesis replaces small joints in hand and foot and it has been tested clinically for example in rheumatoid arthritis patients. Tampere University Hospital, Hospital of Foundation of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Heinola and clinics in Germany and Italy participated these international clinical trials.
Stem-Cell Niche for 10 Billion Colon Cells a DayNews
Researchers at the University of Zurich have discovered the identity of the stem-cell niche of the colon. The niche comprises special cells that activate the stem cells of the adjacent intestinal epithelium and are responsible for its continuous renewal.READ MORE