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2013-11-14 23:03:34

Peripheral Nerve Repair Company demonstrates growth to qualify for Technology Fast 500™ List Alachua, FL (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leader in the science and commercialization of surgical solutions for peripheral nerve repair, today announced it ranked 19th on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Karen Zaderej, Chief...

Clue To Regrowing Nerve Cells Identified
2013-11-07 12:54:44

Washington University School of Medicine Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a chain reaction that triggers the regrowth of some damaged nerve cell branches, a discovery that one day may help improve treatments for nerve injuries that can cause loss of sensation or paralysis. The scientists also showed that nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord are missing a link in this chain reaction. The link, a protein called HDAC5, may help...

2013-10-09 23:26:48

Company to feature portfolio of products for peripheral nerve repair, protection and regeneration at AAOMS Annual Meeting Alachua, FL (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leader in the science and commercialization of surgical solutions for peripheral nerve repair, today announced the presentation of data on Avance® Nerve Graft at the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) 95th Annual Meeting, taking place October 7-12 in Orlando, Florida....

2013-10-03 23:30:50

Includes updated data from RANGER® Registry and physician presentations on nerve repair with AxoGen products Alachua, FL (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leader in the science and commercialization of surgical solutions for peripheral nerve repair, today announced the presentation of data on AxoGen’s Avance® Nerve Graft in four presentations, including updated data from the RANGER® Registry presented in a poster and podcast, at the American Society...

2013-10-01 23:26:41

Education events at ASSH 2013 to feature presentations by clinical experts who are redefining expectations for peripheral nerve repair and protection Alachua, FL (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leader in the science and commercialization of surgical solutions for peripheral nerve repair, today announced that it will sponsor two educational forums at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) 2013 Meeting, taking place October 3-6 in San Francisco. Karen...

2013-09-20 23:04:54

Report estimates transected peripheral nerve repair in the US at $1.68 billion, quantifies markets services by AxoGen, Inc. Alachua,FL (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leading regenerative medicine company focused on the commercialization of technologies for peripheral nerve reconstruction, protection and regeneration, today announced the publication of a new independent research report by Magellan Medical Technology Consultants, Inc. (“MMTC”) on the US...

2013-09-11 23:21:39

Exercise follows public offering and generates $18.6 million in proceeds Alachua, FL (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leading regenerative medicine company focused on the commercialization of proprietary products and technologies for peripheral nerve reconstruction and regeneration, today announced that the underwriters of its recent public offering of common stock have exercised their option to purchase an additional 184,332 shares. The total gross proceeds to...

2013-08-15 23:20:55

Files second quarter 2013 quarterly report on Form 10-Q. Alachua, FL (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leading regenerative medicine company focused on the commercialization of proprietary products and technologies for peripheral nerve reconstruction and regeneration, today announced the closing of an underwritten offering of 6,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $3.00 per share. The Company received gross proceeds of approximately $18...

Understanding How Neurons Get Wired
2013-08-15 09:27:33

University of Arizona Two different versions of the same signaling protein tell a nerve cell which end is which, UA researchers have discovered. The findings could help improve therapies for spinal injuries and neurodegenerative diseases. University of Arizona scientists have discovered an unknown mechanism that establishes polarity in developing nerve cells. Understanding how nerve cells make connections is an important step in developing cures for nerve damage resulting from spinal...

2013-08-13 11:36:33

High-resolution multilayer X-ray computer tomography and 3.0T superconducting magnetic resonance myelography are known to obtain a more complete and continuous two-dimensional original data. Three-dimensional reconstruction nerve models are classically obtained from two-dimensional images of "visible human" frozen sections. However, because of the flexibility of nerve tissues and small color differences compared with surrounding tissues, the integrity and validity of nerve tissues can be...


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