Abiomed gets grant for paediatric heart pump:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Abiomed has received a US NIH grant to help development and pre-clinical testing of its paediatric heart pump. The two-year $550,000 award follows an initial Small Business Development Grant from the US National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. The pulsatile cardiac assist pump is intended for post-operative support of children with congenital heart defects or cardiopulmonary compromise secondary to severe heart disease.