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May 07, 2015

Professor Das Narayandas Joins the Advisory Board of Tullis Health Investors>

We are pleased to announce that Professor Das Narayandas, BTech, PGDM, PhD, has joined the Advisory Board of Tullis Health Investors. Das Narayandas is the James J. Hill Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. He is currently the Senior Associate Dean, Chair, Harvard Business Publishing, and Senior Associate Dean, Chair, Executive Education. 

March 13, 2015

Orthosensor Completes $19 Million Funding Round; Second investment for Tullis Growth Fund>

The Tullis Growth Fund has completed its second investment into Orthosensor, a Florida-based maker of knee and joint implant placement technologies.

November 25, 2014

Tullis Advisory Board Member Dr. David Leffell in the News>

Dr David Leffell quoted in Wall Street Journal article: New Drugs Treat Advanced Stages of a Common Skin 


October 20, 2014

Valeritas Receives 2014 Cardinal Health Supply Chain Excellence Award>

Valeritas, Inc., a leader in simple, disposable basal-bolus insulin delivery technology designed for patients with Type 2 diabetes, announced today that it has received a 2014 Cardinal Health Supply Chain Excellence Award. The award was presented October 16th at Cardinal's annual Business Partners Conference in Columbus, Ohio.

September 22, 2014

Synageva BioPharma Appoints Robert Bazemore As Chief Operating Officer>

Synageva BioPharma Corp. ("Synageva") (GEVA), a biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutic products for rare disorders announced today the appointment of Robert Bazemore as Chief Operating Officer.  Reporting directly to Sanj K. Patel, President and Chief Executive Officer, Robert will oversee the planned global commercial launch of the company's lead program, sebelipase alfa for LAL Deficiency, and will have responsibility for the company's global commercial, market access and medical affairs operations.

September 22, 2014

Exagen Diagnostics Files for IPO>

Exagen Diagnostics Inc. has filed its S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given for the offering, but it has the potential to raise up to $69 million. The company plans to list on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol of EXDX. The underwriters for this initial offering are Leerink Partners, William Blair and Baird.

July 01, 2014

ElectroCore’s funding is $10 million oversubscribed by all parties including Merck’s GHI fund to bring it to $50 million>

electroCore, the New Jersey based electroceutical company has announced that its successful funding initiative of $40 million, announced in April last year, has been oversubscribed by $10 million by all parties including Merck’s Global healthcare Innovation fund and private equity groups Easton Capital and Core Ventures. The final tranche of $15 million of the $40 million was optional but following discussions between the investors this was not only made compulsory but increased by $10 million to a total of $50 million. 

June 03, 2014

Synageva BioPharma™ Highlights Data Presentations And Satellite Symposium At The European Atherosclerosis Society Congress>

Synageva BioPharma Corp. (Synageva) (GEVA), a biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutic products for rare diseases, today announced data presentations and a company-sponsored satellite symposium at the European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) Congress being held May 31-June 3, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. 

May 15, 2014

Interim Analysis Suggests that Delivery of Insulin via Valeritas' V-Go® Shows Promise in Improving Glycemic Control for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Previously Taking Long-Acting Insulin>

Valeritas, makers of the V-Go® Disposable Insulin Delivery Device, announced interim analysis data from SIMPLE, a prospective observational study, today that suggest patients with Type 2 diabetes who switched to V-Go therapy from their previous baseline treatment of long-acting insulin with or without oral medications experienced significantly improved glycemic control and a reduction in total daily insulin dose. The interim results, part of a planned interim analysis performed as part of the twelve month study, were presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 23rd annual scientific and clinical congress.

May 12, 2014

Non-invasive Vagus Nerve Stimulation Trial in Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders>

Following a successful proof of concept assessment in patients with gastroparesis, a clinical trial is commencing to treat patients with two of the most common gastrointestinal (“GI”) complaints, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (“IBS”) and functional dyspepsia. The trial, which is being held at the Royal Free Hospital in London, is a double-blind, parallel, sham- controlled trial involving 80 patients, using electroCore’s non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation (nVNS) therapy. Results are expected in the first quarter of 2015. 

May 01, 2014

SupplyPro Launches SupplyScale™ with Secure Bin™ Technology>

SupplyPro, Inc., announced today the launch of SupplyScale, a flexible weight-based inventory management solution that can be seamlessly integrated into a new or existing SupplyPro system.

March 31, 2014

Award-Winning Customer Service Professional Joins SupplyPro’s Senior Team>

Craig Giangregorio, an award-winning customer service professional with extensive software and engineering experience, has joined SupplyPro, Inc., a leading provider of inventory management solutions in a wide range of industries.

March 04, 2014

Synageva BioPharma™ Issued U.S. Patent for Treatment of LAL Deficiency>

Synageva BioPharma Corp. (Synageva) (NASDAQ:GEVA), announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office today issued U.S. Patent No. 8,663,631 covering methods of treating lysosomal acid lipase deficiency (LAL Deficiency). This patent provides protection until 2031, not including any patent term extension. The patent complements Synageva’s existing and planned global patent portfolio covering its LAL Deficiency program, which includes intellectual 
property directed to composition of matter, methods of use, and manufacturing. 
February 26, 2014

SafeOp Surgical Receives FDA Clearance For EPAD™ Neuromonitoring Device>

SafeOp Surgical, Inc. (“SafeOp”) has received FDA clearance to market its Evoked Potential Assessment Device (EPAD™). The device is portable and intended for use in monitoring neurological status by recording somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEPs) or assessing the neuromuscular junction (NMJ). 

February 04, 2014

LivHOME Appoints Richard Slager to Board of Directors>

LivHOME, Inc., one of the nation’s largest providers of professionally led at-home care for seniors, announced today that it has appointed Richard (Rick) Slager to its Board of Directors. Slager will focus on seeking new opportunities for LivHOME to grow and develop as it continues bringing top quality care to seniors living at home.

January 02, 2014

AtriCure Completes Acquisition of Estech>

AtriCure, Inc. (ATRC), a leading Atrial Fibrillation medical device provider, today announced the completion of the previously announced acquisition of Endoscopic Technologies, Inc. d/b/a Estech (“Estech”).

October 29, 2013

Vidacare Corporation to be acquired by Teleflex>

Medical device manufacturer Vidacare Corporation of San Antonio, Texas has entered into a merger agreement to be acquired by Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX) for $262.5 million plus Vidacare's net cash.

July 06, 2013

SupplyPro Announces Chief Revenue Officer and Customer Relationship Management Department>

SupplyPro announces the promotion of Stan Sigman to EVP, Chief Revenue Officer and the creation of a global Customer Relationship Management Department including the promotion of Cari Palmer to VP, Chief Customer Relationship Management Officer (CCRMO).

May 09, 2013


Synageva BioPharma Corp. (Synageva) (NASDAQ:GEVA), today reported 12-month results from an ongoing extension study with sebelipase alfa in adults with late onset Lysosomal Acid Lipase (LAL) Deficiency. The data will be presented today by Reena Sharma, M.D., Consultant, Adult Inherited Metabolic Diseases, Salford Royal Hospital, U.K., during an oral presentation at the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) annual meeting being held in London, U.K., May 8-11, 2013.

April 30, 2013

Vidacare Corporation Expands Sales Force by Nearly 30 Percent to Support International Commercialization>

Vidacare Corporation has increased its sales force by approximately 30 percent to support international commercialization of the company’s products directly through to the end user.  The company has hired over 20 sales professionals to represent Vidacare product systems, including the   EZ-IO Intraosseous Vascular Access System and the OnControl Bone Marrow and Bone Access Systems, in targeted international markets.