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CartiHeal exits for half a billion

US giant Bioventus is acquiring Israel’s CartiHeal (see here previously) for $500 million. The decision came after a pivotal clinical trial of CartiHeal’s Agili-C knee cartilage implant. https://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3916642,00.html

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Where are they now?

This article explains what happened to Israeli startups Argo (Rewalk), Better Place, Brainsway, CartiHeal, Cupron, IceCure, Insightec, Kamada, MediWound, Moovit, Paulee, Powermat, Pythagoras Solar, Seambiotic, Urban Aeronautics and more. Even some of the failures have happy endings. https://www.israel21c.org/where-are-they-now-the-startups-that-succeeded-or-failed-over-the-last-20-years/

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Successful trials for knee cartilage replacement

Israel’s CartiHeal (see here previously) has just announced successful results in the two-year trial of its Agili-C implant for 251 patients with damaged knee cartilage. Over 77% of patients said their condition had improved, compared to 33% of those who … Continue reading

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Knee cartilage implant is a breakthrough

Israel’s CartiHeal (reported here previously) has received US FDA breakthrough device designation for its Agili-C implant. Agili-C has been implanted in over 500 study patients with knee, ankle and big toe cartilage lesions in trials at leading centers in Europe … Continue reading

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First Israeli coral-based knee replacement

I reported previously (see here) about Israeli startup CartiHeal which invented the Agili-C knee implant that uses coral-derived material to repair damaged knee cartilage. Doctors at Jerusalem’s Hadassah hospital have just performed the first Israeli Agili-C surgery. https://www.jns.org/patient-receives-new-knee-made-from-coral-thanks-to-israeli-startup/

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Cartilage regeneration aims for FDA approval

Israeli bone regeneration biotech CartiHeal has raised $18.3 million to fund a trial that will help it achieve US FDA approval for its cartilage regeneration technology.  CartiHeal already has CE (European) marketing approval. http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-israel-bone-regeneration-co-cartiheal-raises-183m-1001187527

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Nearly 200 cartilage regenerations

Israel’s CartiHeal has now implanted its Agili-C cartilage regenerator into nearly 200 damaged knees since the biotech was founded in 2009 (see here for previous newsletters). CartiHeal has just raised $15 million to expand trials prior to a planned European … Continue reading

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Re-growing cartilage

CartiHeal – Israel’s developer of cartilage regeneration technology – was awarded the distinguished “2012 Incubator Company Excellence Award” from Israel’s Chief Scientist. CartiHeal is running a clinical study in leading European medical centers with very promising results. http://in.bgu.ac.il/en/Pages/news/cartiheal_2012.aspx

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Cyclist healed by Israeli cartilage regeneration

An Agili-C implant from Israel’s CartiHeal has repaired the cartilage of a 47-year-old Slovenian former athlete whose knee cartilage was damaged due to a volleyball injury over seven years ago. Six months after receiving the Agili-C implant, the patient was … Continue reading

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Repairing cartilage

Israel’s CartiHeal has developed a unique implant Agili-C that turns body cells into bone and cartilage. The company has already received EU CE Mark certification based on pre-clinical trials alone. Researchers at Ben Gurion University discovered the concept and the … Continue reading

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