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2014-08-07 15:39:20

Salk Institute Scientists hope to borrow strategy from simpler animals to repair damaged spinal cord nerves in humans Frogs, dogs, whales, snails can all do it, but humans and primates can't. Regrow nerves after an injury, that is—while many animals have this ability, humans don't. But new research from the Salk Institute suggests that a small molecule may be able to convince damaged nerves to grow and effectively rewire circuits. Such a feat could eventually lead to therapies for the...

2014-08-05 23:07:42

Nerve repair company AXGN to participate in investor conference in New York Alachua, FL (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leading medical technology company focused on the $1.6 billion US peripheral nerve repair market, is scheduled to present at the Wedbush 2014 Life Sciences Management Access Conference on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 10:55am (ET) at Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City. A live webcast and subsequent archived replay of the Company’s...

2014-07-15 23:05:17

Nerve repair company to announce results and host call for investors. Alachua, FL (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leading medical technology company focused on the peripheral nerve repair market, will report results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 on Monday, August 4, 2014 after the close of the markets. The Company will host a conference call and webcast for the investment community on Monday, August 4, 2014 at 4:30 PM ET. Investors within the United...

2014-06-18 23:11:38

Expanded outcomes data from the Ranger® Registry to be presented Alachua, FL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leading medical technology company focused on the peripheral nerve repair market, today announced the acceptance of two clinical presentations on the use of Avance® Nerve Graft and a scientific presentation on the use of coaptation aids in nerve repair at the 29th Congress of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH), June...

2014-06-09 23:07:46

Nerve Repair Company AXGN to participate in investor conference in New York Alachua, FL (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leading medical technology company focused on the $1.6 billion US peripheral nerve repair market, is scheduled to present at the 9th Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 12:30pm (ET) at the Westin New York Grand Central. A live webcast and subsequent archived replay of the Company’s presentation may be accessed...

2014-06-04 23:10:04

$1.9 Million in Grant funding will explore application of novel stem cells and development of branched grafts for complex nerve repair Alachua, FL (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), the emerging leader of the $1.6 billion U.S. peripheral nerve repair market, announced today that it would share in the award of two Department of Defense Grants totaling approximately $1.9 million with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston (BWH). The grants, awarded to Principal...

2014-05-13 15:21:34

Elsevier Health Sciences Corneal nerve fiber assessment proposed for managing patients with HIV-induced peripheral neuropathy, according to The American Journal of Pathology Corneal nerve fiber assessment has great potential as a tool to diagnose and monitor peripheral neuropathy induced by HIV, say scientists at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The results of their study are published in The American Journal of Pathology. Although corneal nerve assessments have shown...

2014-05-05 23:08:17

AxoGen selected as one of 20 presenting companies Alachua, FL (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leading medical technology company focused on the $1.6 billion U.S. peripheral nerve repair market, announced today that it has been selected from a record number of applicants as a presenting company at the 2014 Conference of the Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA). The eighth annual SEMDA Conference, “Thriving During Healthcare Reform,” will be held May 7-8,...

2014-04-28 23:08:35

Company to feature portfolio of products for peripheral nerve repair, protection and regeneration at ACOMS Annual Meeting Alachua, FL (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), the emerging leader of the $1.6 billion U.S. peripheral nerve repair market, announced today that it will be highlighting its products at the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial (ACOMS) 35th Annual Scientific Conference and Exhibition, April 27-30 in Las Vegas, Nevada. AxoGen is exhibiting its full...

2014-04-22 10:40:12

New research published today out of the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) uncovers a mechanism to promote growth in damaged nerve cells as a means to restore connections after injury. Dr. Doug Zochodne and his team have discovered a key molecule that directly regulates nerve cell growth in the damaged nervous system. His study was published in the prestigious journal Nature Communications, with lead authors Drs. Kim Christie and Anand Krishnan. "We made the surprising...


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