One of the world's foremost biotechnology companies, Genzyme is dedicated to making a major positive impact on the lives of people with serious diseases. Founded in Boston in 1981, Genzyme has grown...
Australian company, AorTech Biomaterials Pty Ltd manufactures highly stable, highly biocompatible polymeric materials that are used in the medical device, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries....
Article - 19 Nov 2003
Orthovita have just been awarded a US patent for their synthesis technology for nano-sized biomaterials. The technique is used for production of orthopaedic materials such as bone fillers with novel...
Article - 25 Oct 2004
Information is provided for those who are interested in patenting a nanotechnology invention. Advice regarding intellectual property matters is provided and case study examples are given to assist you...
Article - 23 Aug 2006
Disease areas which can be expected to benefit most from nanotechnology within the next 10 years are cancer, diseases of the cardiovascular system, the lungs, blood, neurological (especially...
News - 30 Jun 2009
Combat-related injuries have long plagued the military in part because of
multidrug-resistant bacteria. Imagine being able to spray a compound fracture
with microcapsules that deliver a drug...
News - 16 Dec 2008
New multi-layer coating containing biological substances improves the reliability and durability of surgical implants.
A Medical Engineering Research Group, based in the East of England, has won a...
News - 20 Jul 2012
By Will Soutter
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council has awarded a grant worth £1.2 million to researchers at The University of Nottingham to engineer nanomaterials for medical...
News - 7 Jul 2012
By Cameron Chai
A recently published study on failing metal-to-metal hip implant devices reveals that the genotoxic nanoparticles released could cause severe damage to cell DNA.
News - 25 Jun 2012
By Cameron Chai
Medical implants in the human body often have to combat against Staphylococcus aureus bacteria that form a biofilm on the device. These bacteria are difficult to treat as they are...