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Desmos will test biocoatings on Guidant's stents

Executive Summary

Desmos (tissue-engineering biotech) will test the feasibility of coating Guidant's vascular stents with bioenhancing materials. Better biocompatibility could reduce thrombus formation and thus lower the rate of restenosis.
Deal Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Devices
    • Biomaterials
    • Implantable Devices
Deal Status
  • Preliminary
Deal Type
  • Alliance
    • R&D and Marketing (Licensing)

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