Reporter, Medtech Insight
Graduating in 2020 with a Master’s degree in biomedical engineering from University College London, Barnaby is passionate about all things medtech. In his first role as a journalist, Barnaby will focus on R&D and commercial stories in medtech, and writing about emerging technologies such as digital health, artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep-brain implants, and nanoscale applications of medtech. Alongside this, Barnaby is looking forward to taking deeper dives into start-ups, device market analysis, and company financial data, to create informed, useful, and engaging content.
Barnaby lives in in rural Wiltshire, UK and is a keen reader, cyclist, and hobbyist jeweler.
Latest From Barnaby Pickering
Prescience Point Capital is trying to reshuffle the board of directors leading regenerative medicine company MiMedx, arguing the company’s current board has destroyed shareholder value. The company's tock is selling for about a third of its potential value, according to Prescience.
As wearable medical devices become increasingly common for more and more complex applications, developers are facing questions are about the industry’s direction and how they will protect consumers.
In this week’s podcast, Medtech Insight managing editor Marion Webb discusses plans by the Mayo Clinic and Veterans Health Administration to position themselves as medical device makers of 3D-printing technologies. UK-based reporter Barnaby Pickering gives an overview of global market for arthroscopy and sports medicine products.
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By utilizing the properties of graphene, INBRAIN hopes to develop improved electrodes implanted in the brain, raising the potential of neuromodulation for treating complex neurological disorders.
The global market for arthroscopy products and sports medicine implants is expected to reach $6.3bn by 2025, a CAGR of 1.9% from $5.7bn in 2020. The growth is driven partly by rising arthroscopy procedure volumes, expanding indications for joint repair, and patient preference for minimally invasive procedures. COVID-19 and downward pressures on device prices are among the growth barriers.