Navigation Links
Serica Technologies Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for SeriScaffold(TM) Technology for Soft Tissue Repair
Date:2/25/2009

Potential applications in reconstructive and aesthetic plastic surgery

MEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Serica Technologies, Inc., a growth-stage medical device company developing silk-based biomaterial platforms for tissue regeneration, today announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its SeriScaffold(TM) silk-based, long term bioresorbable scaffold technology.

"We are delighted to receive FDA clearance under the 510(k) process. This 510(k) clearance represents a major milestone for Serica as well as for our bioengineered silk-based biomaterial for soft tissue repair applications," said Gregory H. Altman, PhD, President and CEO, Serica Technologies.

The SeriScaffold platform technology has the potential to provide a new solution as an off-the-shelf, long-term bioresorbable scaffold for support and repair of weakened or damaged connective tissue. Most notably, SeriScaffold could be used as a sophisticated tissue repair scaffold for the approximately 60,000 women who, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, annually undergo reconstructive procedures resulting from illnesses such as breast cancer.

"Major challenges still exist for both surgeons and patients faced with breast reconstruction and other forms of plastic and reconstructive surgery," said John E. Gross, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Southern California (USC/Keck) School of Medicine and a prominent practicing plastic surgeon in Greater Los Angeles. "For example, in many types of breast surgeries, either following mastectomy, mastopexy (breast lift) or body contouring procedures, there is a significant need for scaffolding technology that can immediately support a geometrically complex implantation site at the time of surgery, and provide the body both the time and st
'/>"/>

SOURCE Serica Technologies, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. Serica Technologies Receives ISO Certification, Meets International Standards for Medical Device Manufacturing
2. Serica Technologies Expands Facilities in Massachusetts, Combines State-Of-The-Art Textile Engineering and Biomedical Manufacturing
3. ImmunoVaccine Technologies Signs Agreement with National Institutes of Health to Explore Vaccines for HIV and Malaria
4. BioNanomatrixs Revolutionary Whole Genome Analysis Platform Named to MIT Technology Reviews Annual 10 Emerging Technologies List
5. Senesco Technologies Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results
6. Beginners Luck, or Creative Artists of the First Rank? Epeius Biotechnologies Launches Rexin-G eBook Tutorial
7. Neurobiological Technologies Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results
8. Palatin Technologies to Report Fiscal Year 2009 Second Quarter Results; Conference Call and Webcast on February 17, 2009
9. OriGene Technologies, Inc. Establishes High Throughput Monoclonal Antibody Production Outsourcing Center in China
10. Cumberland Emerging Technologies and UT Research Foundation Sign License Agreement for New Technology
11. Celsis In Vitro Technologies and Promega to Offer Fast, Reliable Solutions for ADME-Tox Testing With Primary Hepatocytes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/19/2014)... Dec. 18, 2014   ISN has released ... Performance Indicators publication series. With data aggregated ... reported in 2013 within its online contractor management platform, ... key performance indicator (KPI) statistics. The ... publication is available in two industry specific ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... December 16, 2014 “Never say, ... Philipps- Universität Marburg’s Department of Physics, advises young ... the newly released SPIE Women in Optics ... too shy to ask questions.” , In the ... and mathematics) occupations ranging from university professor and ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 This ... Global Quartz Tubing industry. For an overview analysis, ... classification, application, industry chain structure, industry overview, policy ... quartz tubing industry has witnessed rapid development ... number of acquisitions. This report mentions quartz tubing ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... 2014  Vermillion, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRML ), ... announced the next step in its expanded strategy to ... with the naming of current Chief Operating Officer, ... while current Chairman of the Board and CEO ... These changes are effective January 1, 2015. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:ISN Releases Third Edition of US Contractor Health & Safety Performance Indicators Publication Series 2ISN Releases Third Edition of US Contractor Health & Safety Performance Indicators Publication Series 3Network, Multitask, Persevere: SPIE Women in Optics Planner Subjects Share from Experience 2Network, Multitask, Persevere: SPIE Women in Optics Planner Subjects Share from Experience 32020 Quartz Tubing Market: Global Development & Forecasts Analysis Now at DeepResearchReports.com 2Vermillion Names Valerie Palmieri CEO; James LaFrance to continue as Chairman of Board 2Vermillion Names Valerie Palmieri CEO; James LaFrance to continue as Chairman of Board 3Vermillion Names Valerie Palmieri CEO; James LaFrance to continue as Chairman of Board 4
... devoted to improving healthcare in rural South ... Africa for the welfare of its people, NEW YORK, Nov. 16 ... has been named Chairman of the Board of,the American Friends of the ... support the critical work of,the AFPT Board, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Ms. ...
... Committee for,Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), the ... Abbott (NYSE: ABT ) a positive,opinion recommending ... to severe plaque psoriasis. Psoriasis will be the ... non-contagious, chronic autoimmune disease that causes,the body to ...
... Ventria Bioscience,welcomed the Junction City High School Science ... group of 15 teachers and,faculty toured the facility ... School to develop educational opportunities and on-the-job,training for ... career in,biotechnology and healthcare. To kick-off the program, ...
Cached Biology Technology:Deloitte Chairman of the Board Sharon L. Allen Named Chairman of the American Friends of the Phelophepa Train 2Abbott's HUMIRA(R) Receives Positive Opinion From EMEA for Treatment of Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis 2Abbott's HUMIRA(R) Receives Positive Opinion From EMEA for Treatment of Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis 3Abbott's HUMIRA(R) Receives Positive Opinion From EMEA for Treatment of Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis 4Abbott's HUMIRA(R) Receives Positive Opinion From EMEA for Treatment of Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis 5Abbott's HUMIRA(R) Receives Positive Opinion From EMEA for Treatment of Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis 6Abbott's HUMIRA(R) Receives Positive Opinion From EMEA for Treatment of Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis 7Abbott's HUMIRA(R) Receives Positive Opinion From EMEA for Treatment of Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis 8Science Teachers Tour Ventria's Bioprocessing Facility 2
(Date:12/19/2014)... Dec. 18, 2014 Research and Markets ... of the "iPhone 5S Fingerprint Sensor - ... report to their offering. ... of AuthenTec in July 2012, Apple introduced the ... is currently the only device of Apple incorporating ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... BELVOIR, Va. , Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... efforts to make it easier to detect and ... chain. Today the agency started performing ... The capability will validate the authenticity of purchased ... chain. The new quality control measures will be ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/87pph8/global_facial ... "Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019" report to ... Facial recognition is a technology ... system measures the overall facial feature of a ... the distance between eyes. Facial recognition is used ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):iPhone 5S Fingerprint Sensor - Apple/AuthenTec TMDR92 & Sapphire - Technology Report 2Defense Logistics Agency Launches DNA Marking Capability to Strengthen Microcircuit Supply Chain 2Defense Logistics Agency Launches DNA Marking Capability to Strengthen Microcircuit Supply Chain 3Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec Systems, NEC and Safran Group 2Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec Systems, NEC and Safran Group 3
... at the United Nations General Assembly in New York ... by a group of six influential aid agencies provides ... tackling poverty and diseasethat brings together work on water ... for the world,s poorest. Entitled Join up, Scale ...
... often depends on understanding the genetics underlying them. Most ... origin but there are many different forms. Heretofore, it ... the hearing loss of each affected child, because the ... published in BioMed Central,s open access journal Genome ...
... milkmaids are frequently infected with cowpox but rarely catch smallpox ... Although Jenner might not have been the first person to ... of it: in 1796 he "vaccinated" children with material ... smallpox. Jenner,s work led directly to the development of ...
Cached Biology News:Report showcases success of integrated development approaches 2Report showcases success of integrated development approaches 3Exome sequencing: Defining hereditary deafness 2Cowpox virus: Old friend but new foe 2Cowpox virus: Old friend but new foe 3
ABI Plant AFLP Kits • EcoRI-ACA AFLP Amplification Primers...
Lipid-rich bovine serum albumin for cell culture. It is chromatographically purified and has an IgG content 1.0% (w/w)....
Penicillin-Streptomycin liquid...
...
Biology Products: