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Lowell-based company to start clinical trials on new dental glue

The way we replace teeth and do dental work may never be the same thanks to a new, synthetic glue being tested by Lowell-based LaunchPad Medical. LaunchPad Medical was recently given approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to do a two-site, 20-patient clinical study to examine the safety and efficacy of the company’s bone adhesive biomaterial glue that could immediately stabilize those who have undergone dental implants for tooth extractions. Read more >>

U.S. Bone Glue Market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 6.7% | Global Industry Analysis by Cryolife, Luna Innovations Incorporated, Johnson and Johnson, Cohera Medical Inc., Tissuemed and C.R. Bard Inc.

Increased innovative technology for developing advanced in bone glue market to bring success in orthopaedic bone glue market over the forecast period. For instance, an emerging company LaunchPad Medical, LLC, is developing a product which in under trail is aInternational Space Station for experiments in microgravity environment, and the preclinical trial are been conducted. Mr. Brian Hess, CEO of Launch-Pad Medical, explains that this technology or product could replace the need for complicated surgeries of metal plates, screws and […]

Lowell company developing ‘bone glue’ to help healing

Officials at LaunchPad Medical, LLC, say they’re on the right track to breaking ground with this technology. They recently launched their product, Tetranite adhesive, onto the International Space Station for experiments in microgravity environment, and soon will publish the results from those trials. The company is also testing in animals based on strict FDA regulations, and officials hope to get FDA approval in the next year to start testing in humans. Read more >>

‘Bone Glue’ Experiments on the ISS Test Possible Treatment for Osteoporosis

“If we can show that our material stimulates the production of new bone in the space environment, that will have a translational value back on Earth, that it could be used to someday treat patients with osteoporosis,” said Brian Hess, founder and CEO of Launchpad Medical, which created the glue. “But it could also be a material to help treat astronauts from the effects of deep space travel. That’s obviously a secondary reason of why we are studying this […]

NASA to Highlight Science on Next Resupply Mission to Space Station

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 29, to discuss a number of science investigations and instruments launching to the International Space Station on the next SpaceX commercial resupply mission. Brian Hess, chief executive officer, and Grayson Allen, chief financial officer, both of LaunchPad Medical, will discuss an investigation using synthetic bone material to accelerate bone repair. Read more >>

Startups win another $500,000 from Boeing and CASIS for zero-gravity tech

Eleven startups in all have benefited from the “Technology in Space” prizes awarded since 2014 at MassChallenge Boston, with backing from CASIS and Boeing. The two startups selected for awards in 2015, Biorasis and LaunchPad Medical, should see their experiments fly to the space station next month aboard SpaceX’s Dragon cargo capsule. Read more >>