Barnaby lives and works in Yorkshire. Having graduated from University College London with a master's degree in biomedical engineering in 2020, Barnaby is passionate about cutting-edge medical technology. Key areas of focus for Barnaby include diabetes, nanotechnology, machine learning and artificial intelligence.
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CMR Surgical has grown rapidly since being founded just over eight years ago. However, unlike most other medtech companies, CMR is not selling a ~$30 diagnostic test, or a ~$5,000 pacemaker. It is selling a complex surgical robot, called Versius, with a price tag rumored to be in the seven figures.
Insulin pumps have lagged behind continuous glucose monitors in terms of market penetration due to their cost and the complex regulatory framework that surrounds them. Elizabeth Gasser, chief strategy officer at Tandem Diabetes spoke to Medtech Insight about these challenges and how the company is taking a slightly different approach to pumps.
The Jefferies London Healthcare Conference 2022 was packed with big medtech names, with Siemens Healthineers, Smith & Nephew and CMR Surgical among presenters. In-between seminars, Medtech Insight was able to glean some candid insights into medtech, pharma and finance that are rarely given freely.
Conventional nasopharyngeal swabs work but are not at all enjoyable to use. Making them fun for children should increase adoption, preventing classroom spread of viruses.
Bob White, president of Medtronic’s medical surgical portfolio spoke to Medtech Insight about how the company develops innovative products like the Hugo robot, recent deals that carved out businesses, and the biggest opportunities for future growth and innovation.
An interactive look at recent executive-level company changes and promotions in the biopharma, medical device and diagnostics industries.