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Zymeworks Appoints Kathy O’Driscroll to Chief People Officer

October 17, 2019
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Zymeworks Inc. (NYSE: ZYME), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing multifunctional therapeutics, today announced the appointment of Kathryn... Learn More

Aurinia Completes Last Patient Study Visit in AURORA Phase 3 Lupus Nephritis Study & Provides Update on ATM Facility

October 17, 2019
VICTORIA, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: AUPH / TSX:AUP) (“Aurinia” or the “Company”), a late-stage clinical biopharmaceutical company focused... Learn More

Exact Imaging Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Sterile Transperineal Needle Guide

October 16, 2019
TORONTO, CANADA -- Exact Imaging, the world’s leader in high-resolution micro-ultrasound systems enabling real-time imaging and biopsy guidance for the prostate, announces it has received FDA... Learn More

Endotronix Announces Partnership with Tyndall National Institute to Advance Chronic Disease Management

October 15, 2019
PRNewswire -- Endotronix Ireland Limited, a digital health and medical technology company dedicated to advancing the treatment of heart failure (HF), announced today... Learn More

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