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S&N sells wound care products

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Advanced BioHealing acquires Smith & Nephew's Dermagraft tissue-engineered dermal replacement product for full-thickness diabetic foot ulcers and TransCyte temporary wound cover for serious burns. The May 31 product purchase, for undisclosed terms, dovetails with the start-up firm's R&D efforts in tissue engineering; the firm has a pending IDE for a keratinocyte-based bioengineered wound covering that does not require deep frozen storage. S&N indicated its interest in divesting the products in October 2005 to boost its "growth profile" after receiving an FDA "non-approvable" letter for an expanded Dermagraft indication to treat venous leg ulcers...

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