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Keeping the patient at the center is just as important in the development of high-risk innovations that serve unmet needs as it is for all other medtech solutions. That is the view of Pixium Vision CEO Khalid Ishaque, whose company is on the cusp of taking many dry-AMD sufferers out of blindness with artificial bionic vision technology. It recently performed the first successful human implantation and activation of its Prima implant.

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Deals Shaping The Medical Industry, March 2017

Derived from Strategic Transactions, Informa’s premium source for tracking life sciences deal activity, the Dealmaking column is a survey of recent health care transactions listed by relevant industry segment – In Vitro Diagnostics, Medical Devices, and Pharmaceuticals – and then categorized by type – Acquisition, Alliance, or Financing. This month’s column covers deals announced in February 2017.

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