Chris Newmarker

How to Spark a Revolution in Medical Plastics

Posted in by Chris Newmarker on October 22, 2014
The medical device industry has been pretty much using the same plastics and polymers for decades: workhorse materials including polyurethanes; polytetrafluoroethylene, or PTFE (marketed in other fields as Teflon by Dupont); and polyethylene terephthalate (sometimes marketed as Dacron) have been med... Continue

4. Genomics, 13 Votes

Posted by Chris Newmarker on October 17, 2014
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5. Growing Organs, 65 Votes

Posted by Chris Newmarker on October 17, 2014
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The 5 Next Big Things in Medtech, According to You

Posted in by Chris Newmarker on October 17, 2014
The 5 Next Big Things in Medtech, According to YouQmed readers have some clear opinions when it comes to which devices and technologies will be the next big thing in medtech.  Read on to find out the top choices among 140 respondents to a recent survey. Refresh your medical devic... Continue

Medtech Engineer Gets 18 Months for Stealing Trade Secrets

Posted in by Chris Newmarker on October 17, 2014
A federal judge in New Jersey has sentenced medtech engineer Ketankumar Maniar to 18 months in prison for stealing trade secrets from former employers C.R. Bard Inc. and Becton, Dickinson and Co. The 38-year-old Maniar had previously pleaded guilty to two counts of theft and attempted theft of tr... Continue