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Catherine Longworth

Catherine Longworth is a reporter covering commercial and R&D developments in the medtech industry. A graduate of St. George's, University of London, Catherine holds a BSc in Biomedical Science. Before joining Informa, she worked in the editorial team at Pharmaceutical Press, the publishing division of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, where she wrote and edited for a number of pharmaceutical publications. After gaining experience in the world of scientific publishing, Catherine took the leap to study a postgraduate qualification in journalism. During the course, she carried out placements with local London newspapers, writing general news and building her portfolio by reporting on a wide range of current affairs such as the European migrant crisis, political protests and the London mayoral election. Catherine is passionate about human rights and is fascinated by the innovative nature of the medtech industry and the healthcare advances that have the greatest benefit to mankind. She lives in London and loves music, arts, travel, writing, reading and is always happy to receive recommendations for books or places to travel!

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M&A Analysis: Volume Shrinks In April But Value Inflated By Big Acquisitions

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Deals M & A

Device Week, May 10, 2018 – Exoskeleton Report, BioTrinity Conference

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PureTech Health's subsidiary, Akili Interactive, has scored a $55m investment to bring its video-game therapies for treating cognitive dysfunction closer to commercialization.

Digital Health Financing

Inivata Launches Search For New CEO

Liquid biopsy company Inivata is on the hunt for a new CEO following Michael Stocum's departure.

Appointments Companies

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Permira has signed a deal to acquire a majority stake in orthopedics group Corin from a group of investors for an undisclosed price.

Orthopedics M & A

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