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R&R For the Heart

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

MicroMed Technology has embarked on a strategy aimed at creating a little "R&R" for the failing heart--rest, and revascularization. The company is at the head of a class of start-up companies developing implantable left ventricular devices. But it recently added to its technology platform a drug developed by Chrysalis Biotechnology, that has the potential to revascularize ischemic areas of the heart.

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