May 26, 2021
A drug development company attempting to commercialize a high-tech imaging agent developed by researchers and physicians at Drexel University has raised $4 million.
May 14, 2021
Kinos was founded in 2017 to translate and commercialize Coulter Foundation funded biomechanics research, led by professor Sorin Siegler, Ph.D. Together as an interdisciplinary team of clinical thought leaders, engineers, scientists, and investors, "Kinos is focused on improving the surgical options available to preserve motion in patients with ankle arthritis. The Axiom total ankle is the first biomechanically accurate implant on the market, offering motion in all three anatomic planes, as is seen in the natural ankle," said Brian Garvey, CEO of Kinos Medical. "We are thrilled to partner with the restor3d team to combine our advanced technologies into a holistic product offering."
April 29, 2021
Drexel University’s MXene material is one step closer to transforming the lives of people suffering from end-stage kidney disease. Nephria Bio, Inc., a U.S.-based spin-off of the South Korean medical device company EOFlow Co., Ltd., has signed a licensing agreement with the University to use the two-dimensional material, discovered at Drexel, as a filter in a wearable artificial kidney device it is developing. The technology could allow many of the millions of people suffering from end-stage kidney disease worldwide to move more freely, without spending hours each week anchored to large dialysis machines.