Monthly Archives - October 2018

Powered brace proves restoring arm functionality is no longer out of reach

Wearable technologies such as exosuits can enhance people’s baseline abilities by giving them the ability to walk further or lift more than they would ordinarily be able to. In some cases, this means helping non-disabled people to carry out tasks more efficiently. Where it’s more profound, however, is in helping people with disabilities to perform actions that might otherwise be impossible.
This is where a powered brace called the MyoPro myoelectric arm orthosis excels. Manufactured by the wearable medical robotics […]

Corbus Pharmaceuticals Presents Lenabasum Long-Term Open-Label Clinical Data Showing Maintenance of Favorable Safety Profile and Further Improvement in Multiple Efficacy Endpoints in Systemic Sclerosis and Dermatomyositis Phase 2 Studies

Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc., a clinical stage drug development company with the industry’s leading pipeline focused on treating inflammatory and fibrotic diseases by targeting the endocannabinoid system, today announced continued favorable safety and tolerability profiles and further improvement in efficacy outcomes in open-label extensions (OLEs) of lenabasum Phase 2 studies in two rare and serious autoimmune diseases, systemic sclerosis (SSc) and dermatomyositis (DM). Read more >>

When product development goes sideways (and how to fix it)

Product development going wrong? You may need a tiger team.
By Jeff Champagne and Eric Claude, MPR Associates, Inc.
We would all like for product development projects to go smoothly and predictably, but you know what they say about “the best-laid plans.” Robert Burns aside, when needed technologies do not integrate as easily as planned, hardware or software bugs crop up at the last minute (or worse, cause failures in the field), or project teams struggle to complete work on schedule, […]