The Center for Bioscience Education & Technology (CBET) at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) strives to keep young kids’ minds active during the summer with bioscience camp.
Graphic Controls leads manufacturer of medical reporting chart paper, offering a large set of chart papers for all hospital departments, ranging from cardiology to the blood bank. Recently, they've released a new line of patient monitoring supplies and an Emergency Medicine product line.
Novomer, a KensaGroup portfolio company with significant R&D operations in Ithaca, as well as facilities in Rochester, recently partnered with Albemarle in South Carolina to produce the world's first large-scale manufacturing run of polypropylene carbonate (PPC) polyol.
Rep. Dan Maffei introduced a bill today that would repeal the federal excise tax on medical devices that helps pay for President Barack Obama's landmark health care reform law.
In an effort to save money and consolidate finances, eight manufacturing companies located in Western New York have formed a health insurance consortium with leadership from MedTech member, Polymer Conversions.
MedTech’s president, Jessica Crawford participated in a panel discussion with senior leaders on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at Carrier Corporation in Syracuse, N.Y.
Syracuse University, Rochester Institute of Technology, and University at Buffalo have taken steps to support women in the fields of science and engineering.
Medical manufacturer, Welch Allyn, has released one of it’s newest products, the iExaminer iPhone adapter
Medical technology manufacturers foresee hardships after paying their first semi-monthly $97 million tax.
The House of Representatives passed legislation late on Tuesday, Jan. 1 that averted the "fiscal cliff" crisis, though the package leaves many issues on the table that will only perpetuate Congressional battles over fiscal policy. Missing from the legislation is the much-debated repeal of the medical device excise tax, which took effect on January 1 as part of the Affordable Care Act.
The Institute at Menorah Park for Applied Research on Aging, located in Syracuse N.Y., has teamed up with Dr. Stefan Keslacy, a researcher from Syracuse University and Upstate Medical University, to conduct a pilot study on the effects of exercise on Alzheimer's patients.
AMRI is demonstrating its adaptability as pharmaceutical and biotechnology customers look for more supplier accountability, a better balance of risk and greater flexibility.
Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center are advancing the fight against cancer with a popular spice component--curcumin, an ingredient in curry.
Buffalo Niagara Enterprise has launched an initiative to seek out expanding medical device companies.
AngioDynamics' recent acquisition of Navilyst Medical illustrates CEO Joe DeVivo's strong decision-making skills, but don't take our word for it... Hear more from Joe DeVivo himself, when he speaks to the dynamics that are driving the decisions of industry leaders in the region at MedTech’s Annual Members Dinner on June 7.
Carol R. Tometsko, CEO of MedTech member Litron Laboratories, has been appointed by the Department of Commerce to the Upstate New York District Export Council. Fully half of Litron's MicroFlow kit sales are international.
Project Kaleidoscope is a national initiative that seeks to engage students in the STEM disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The Upstate New York Regional Network will hold a summer meeting to discuss discipline-based research. Participants come from Alfred University, Hartwick College, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Monroe Community College, Nazareth College, St. John Fisher College, State University of New York College at Oneonta, University of Rochester, Wells College and RIT.
Delcath Systems, Inc. has spent years of clinical research refining its chemosaturation system, which is now thriving in European facilities. Due to the success of the trials, the European Institute of Oncology announced this week that it would be the first commercial order of the CHEMOSAT Delivery system.
Incremental improvements throughout the last year have put Thermal Gradient on the verge of its next major milestone: rapid, real-time PCR and detection.
The Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutics Development Center, affiliated with the University at Buffalo, enrolled the first patient and several more for the Phase 3 trial of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s breakthrough CF drug.
Empire State Development Corp. awarded Ortho Clinical Diagnostics a grant worth up to $1 million for remaining and expanding production at its location in Rochester.
Across-the-board cuts to all discretionary federal spending including research funding, beginning in 2013, are becoming increasingly probable.
The State University of New York Board of Trustees appointed Harvey G. Stenger Jr. as the seventh president of Binghamton University, effective January 1, 2012.
The National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review recruited two up-and-coming faculty-researchers from Rochester Institute of Technology to participate on biomedical research panels as part of a new program to develop qualified reviewers for the future.
This fall, MedTech held a number of individual, group and Executive Connections conversations with the Bio/Med community to identify priorities and projects that would advance the bioscience and medical technology industry in Upstate New York.
Find out why partnering with Husky helps Polymer Conversions continue to grow.
NovaSterilis Inc. reported successful findings from research funded by a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Phase I grant, in collaboration with Cornell University researcher, Dr. Chih-Chang Chu.
Mujica-Parodi's research has direct clinical applications, with a focus on development of neurobiologically-based diagnostic instruments.
The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) and Temple University School of Pharmacy have joined hands to translate novel medical research into new drugs for treating diseases.
SUNY students throughout New York State now have a chance to leverage their scientific expertise and get down to business.
SUNY Upstate Medical University's $72 million expansion of the Institute for Human Performance is set to open spring 2013.
$516,495 federal contract was awarded by the Department of Veteran Affairs.
Praxis Technology Inc. recently expanded their New York facility to enable faster development of technologies for their rapidly growing customer base. This new 10,000 square foot facility has doubled the size of the company's operating capacity, greatly enhancing the accommodation of new R&D and New Product Development projects and creating a number of new jobs.
RTEmd and DTx Inc. have announced the formation of a strategic alliance to provide a fully integrated embedded computing solution for medical equipment manufacturers.. This alliance will provide client OEMs with a single point of contact to deliver fully integrated hardware and application software solutions. The partnership's new Legacy Product Audit is designed to help medical device manufacturers discover specific opportunities for improvement of an existing product platform.