New Fogarty Company Addresses $1.75 Billion Chronic Sinusitis Market

Imagine having a really bad cold that never goes away—congestion, runny nose, facial pressure, headache and loss of smell for more than three months. That’s what it feels like to the more than 36 million people in the U.S. who suffer from chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), a persistent inflammatory condition of the nasal and sinus cavity lining.

A $2 Million Grant From the National Cancer Institute A Highlight of a Noteworthy Year for EnSpectra Health

It has been an action-packed 12 months for EnSpectra Health, a Fogarty Institute company that is leading a digital transformation in skin cancer pathology. While 2019 brought a number of notable developments, most recently EnSpectra received a $2 million grant that will expedite the introduction of its groundbreaking skin cancer identification technology.

Fogarty Institute Hosts Innovator’s Reception at Prestigious J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

The growing size and influence of the much-anticipated 38th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference continues to drive high attendance and concurrent events. This year, the Fogarty Institute played a larger role by hosting its first Innovator’s reception in partnership with Stanford Biodesign, The MedTech Strategist, RCT and the MedTech Innovator.

The reception was a success,

Voyant’s Smart Toilet Platform Addresses $13B Potential Market as it Simplifies Urine Sample Collection and Testing

Going to the doctor is not always a preferred activity, and part of that is the testing involved, including, of course, the ubiquitous urine test. This remains a standard method used to determine the proper course of treatment for patients and to prevent exposure to potentially harmful medications and procedures. Point-of-care urine tests are used to diagnose a range of conditions,

iDentical Gives Patients and Dentists Something To Smile About With Drill-Free Dental Implants That are Lower Cost and More Accessible

Thanks to improved tooth-brushing habits, regular dental care and ubiquitous fluoridation, most Americans have benefited from better tooth health. And yet, many still lose their teeth, whether due to injury, decay or periodontal disease. In fact, studies find that approximately 178 million people in the United States are missing at least one tooth, and a surprising 40 million are missing all their teeth.

Chronus Health, FII’s Newest Company, Poised to Revolutionize $80 Billion U.S. Clinical Laboratory Testing Market

Imagine going to the doctor’s office for your annual check-up. The nurse starts going through the usual tests, such as measuring your blood pressure, heart rate and temperature and completing the blood draw from your arm.

Then the nurse immediately starts testing your blood with a hand-held device, explaining that instead of waiting for the sample to return from the lab,

Spotlight: James Wall, MD

A surgeon, an educator and a physician entrepreneur, James Wall, MD, has already accomplished more than most in his budding career. Recently named co-director of Stanford Biodesign’s Innovation Fellowship, he is an assistant professor of surgery at Stanford University where he focuses on minimally invasive approaches to children’s surgery. He has developed multiple medical devices,

Enspectra Receives Series A Funding; Moves Forward in Widening Market for Skin Cancer Detection Breakthrough

Enspectra Health, a Fogarty Institute company that is leading a digital transformation in skin cancer pathology, recently closed a $7.5 million Series A round led by Tsingyuan Ventures, a technology-focused venture fund based in Los Altos, Calif.

Funding success will serve several needs

“Fundraising has been one of our major focuses as we seek to take the startup to the next level,” said Gabriel Sanchez,

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