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Boston Scientific To Buy Gastroenterology Business For $210M

The medtech company will buy EndoChoice for $8 a share, a roughly 90 percent premium from the gastroenterology company’s Monday close of $4.22 a share.

September 27, 2016


University Of Minnesota Earns $9M Grant For Parkinson’s Research

The university was named a Udall Center of Excellence in Parkinson’s Disease Research, and also earned the right to open a prestigious Udall Center on its campus.

September 22, 2016

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Apex Revenue Technologies Acquires Nashville Firm

Deal will push health care services company’s revenue over $100 million.

September 21, 2016


Exchange Plan Premiums Cheaper than Comparable Employer Plans

Coverage 10% cheaper nationally, 16% cheaper in Minnesota, study finds.

September 21, 2016


Mayo’s Think Big Challenge Demonstrates New Emphasis On Commercialization

A focus on technology transfer at Mayo’s Transform 2016 conference.

September 21, 2016


Tactile Medical Founder Launches $500K Round For New Massage Device

Irene Waldridge began work on her latest business, Eva Medtec, in 2012, shortly after leaving her role as Tactile Medical’s vice president and chief technologist.

September 20, 2016


Boston Scientific Granted European Approval For “Highly Anticipated” Heart Device

The company is still looking for market approval of its Lotus Edge Valve System in the U.S. and Japan.

September 19, 2016

Walk through Minneapolis raises $1.25M for Alzheimer's research

An annual Alzheimer’s fundraiser in the Twin Cities has become one of the nation’s biggest – and this year’s event was no exception. More than 11,000 walkers joined with the...

September 18, 2016


Artificial Intelligence Co. Jvion Selected As Winner Of Mayo’s Think Big Challenge

The national competition, which opened in July, resulted in Jvion taking home $50,000 and moving into Mayo’s Rochester headquarters as an “entrepreneur in residence.”

September 16, 2016

St. Paul Swine Vaccine Maker ProtaTek To Be Acquired By Pharmgate

The president of Pharmgate said its purchase of ProtaTek would likely improve its international sales, particularly in China.

September 15, 2016

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