iDentical Gives Patients and Dentists Something To Smile About With Drill-Free Dental Implants That are Lower Cost and More Accessible

Thanks to improved tooth-brushing habits, regular dental care and ubiquitous fluoridation, most Americans have benefited from better tooth health. And yet, many still lose their teeth, whether due to injury, decay or periodontal disease. In fact, studies find that approximately 178 million people in the United States are missing at least one tooth, and a surprising 40 million are missing all their teeth.

Panel Agrees IP Is Key To Earn Interest From VCs

Few seminar topics engage a startup audience as wholly as intellectual property, given that it’s viewed as one of the most critical components to success. Not only does it protect a company and allow it to compete among larger players, but it raises a startup’s profile among investors. In fact, 85 percent of medical device VCs say they view patents as a critical factor for funding consideration.

Q&A with Casey McGlynn, Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Fogarty Institute Board Member

Training the next generation of medtech leaders is a topic of vital importance to the Fogarty Institute, given all our efforts in that direction. That’s why Andrew Cleeland was honored to be interviewed on that topic, along with Paul Yock, co-founder and director of the Stanford Biodesign program, at the opening dinner of the Wilson Sonsini Goodrich &

Chronus Health, FII’s Newest Company, Poised to Revolutionize $80 Billion U.S. Clinical Laboratory Testing Market

Imagine going to the doctor’s office for your annual check-up. The nurse starts going through the usual tests, such as measuring your blood pressure, heart rate and temperature and completing the blood draw from your arm.

Then the nurse immediately starts testing your blood with a hand-held device, explaining that instead of waiting for the sample to return from the lab,

From the Innovator’s Workbench: Jason Field, President and CEO, Shares How W. L. Gore & Associates Combines Innovation With Culture to Achieve Success

From rugged outwear to groundbreaking medical devices, W. L. Gore & Associates, a diversified material science company, serves virtually every industry you can think of.

That creativity of application can only be built by one thing – a focus on innovation.

Spotlight: James Wall, MD

A surgeon, an educator and a physician entrepreneur, James Wall, MD, has already accomplished more than most in his budding career. Recently named co-director of Stanford Biodesign’s Innovation Fellowship, he is an assistant professor of surgery at Stanford University where he focuses on minimally invasive approaches to children’s surgery. He has developed multiple medical devices,

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