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January 14, 2008 - Scientists from the University of Minnesota Center for Cardiovascular Repair created a beating heart in the laboratory, according to research published in the online January 13...

January 7, 2008 - Cardica Inc. received nearly $2 million in payments from Cook Medical (Cook) for reaching milestones pursuant to its development agreements with Cook, including a vascular...

January 7, 2008 - Osiris Therapeutics Inc. has reclaimed sole worldwide rights to cardiovascular indications for Prochymal and terminated its development and commercialization agreement with...

December 27, 2007 - Several new studies on genetics and stem cell research, along with studies that continue to debate the use of stents to clear coronary artery blockages are among the top...

December 18, 2007 - ATS Medical Inc. today announced it has received FDA clearance for the ATS Open Pivot AP360 Mechanical Heart Valve designed to maximize hemodynamic performance with a new supra...

December 11, 2007 - ValveXchange, developer of a next-generation replacement heart valve technology, won the third annual Faegre & Benson Venture Showcase Award at the BioWest 2007 Conference...

November 14, 2007 - The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital performed the first procedure in the first hybrid congenital cardiac operating suite in the U.S., a facility designed...

November 7, 2007 – Injecting patients’ own stem cells – ones that exist in skeletal muscle – directly into the heart with a three-dimensional guided catheter is feasible, safe and might be...

November 7, 2007 - Patients’ own stem cells injected into their hearts after treatment for an ST elevation heart attack improved their hearts’ improved pumping ability, researchers reported during...

October 9, 2007 - W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced that the FDA granted approval for the use of GORE HELEX Septal Occluder with a modified catheter delivery system indicated for the...

September 27, 2007 - Sutura Inc., a developer of minimally invasive vascular suturing devices, announced today that the first patient to receive a SuperStitch EL to close a Patent Foramen Ovale (...

September 13, 2007 - Millennium Research Group (MRG) conducted a detailed analysis of the stem cell therapy market in its "U.S. Markets for Stem Cell Therapies 2007" report, which shows while the...

September 11, 2007 - CellCyte Genetics Corp. has entered into a collaborative research agreement with physician scientists at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation to investigate the presence and...