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DARPA selects Lawrence Livermore to develop world's first neural device to restore memory

The Department of Defense's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory up to $2.5 million to develop an implantable neural device with the ability to record and stimulate neurons within the brain to help restore memory, DARPA officials announced this week.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, UC Los Angeles, Biotech, Science / Technology

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Business Journal

Medtronic discloses Minnesota job cuts

The eliminated positions are in Fridley, the headquarters for its corporate functions and neuromodulation business, and in Mounds View, where its cardiac rhythm disease management and structural heart divisions are based.

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Related Topix: Startups, Medtronic, Medicine, Horizon Therapeutics, Medical Equipment, Kyphon, Healthcare Industry, Salient Surgical Technologies

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Benzinga

Medtronic Announces Crystal Af Trial Showed Insertable Cardiac...

Medtronic, Inc. , today announced results from the CRYSTAL AF Clinical Trial have been published in The New England Journal of Medicine.

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Related Topix: Medtronic, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Horizon Therapeutics, Kyphon, Salient Surgical Technologies

Business Journal

Medtronic could save $4 billion in taxes with Covidien acquisition

The Medtronic Inc. headquarters building stands in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S., on Monday, June 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medtronic, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Horizon Therapeutics, Kyphon, Salient Surgical Technologies

Tue Jun 24, 2014

InformationWeek

Robert R. Ackerman Jr.

Robert R. Ackerman Jr. is the founder and a Managing Director of Allegis Capital, an early-stage Silicon Valley venture capital firm that invests heavily in cyber security.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

AmericanBankingNews.com

Analysts' Weekly Ratings Changes for Medtronic

Medtronic was upgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a "neutral" rating to an "overweight" rating.

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Related Topix: Medtronic, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Horizon Therapeutics, Kyphon, Salient Surgical Technologies

Tue Jun 17, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Morgan Stanley Upgrades Medtronic to Overweight

The firm currently has a $42.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $66.00.

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Related Topix: Medtronic, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Horizon Therapeutics, Kyphon, Salient Surgical Technologies

AmericanBankingNews.com

Medtronic Rating Increased to Buy at BTIG Research

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock.

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Related Topix: Medtronic, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Horizon Therapeutics, Kyphon, Salient Surgical Technologies

Mon Jun 16, 2014

Barron's

Medtronic's Big Deal Cures Several Ailments

At almost $43 billion, the price that Medtronic is paying for rival medical-device maker Covidien is one for the record books.

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Related Topix: Startups, Medtronic, Medicine, Horizon Therapeutics, Medical Equipment, Kyphon, Healthcare Industry, Salient Surgical Technologies

San Diego Source

Stocks rise as deals, data offset tension in Iraq

The financial markets drifted slightly higher Monday ahead of this week's two-day meeting of the Federal Reserve and as corporate deals and growth in American manufacturing overshadowed escalating tension in Iraq.

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Related Topix: Medtronic, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Horizon Therapeutics, Kyphon, Salient Surgical Technologies

WNEM-TV Saginaw

US stocks drift higher in afternoon trading

Major stock indexes were hovering between small gains and losses in afternoon trading Monday.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Covidien, Startups, Medtronic, Horizon Therapeutics, Salient Surgical Technologies

Sun Jun 15, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Medtronic Is Buying Covidien In A $43 Billion Mega-Deal

An X-ray picture on a monitor showing the world's first cardiac re-synchronisation therapy defibrillator device 'Consulta CRT-D', made by U.S. company Medtronic Inc. "We are excited to reach this agreement with Covidien, which further advances our mission to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life for patients around the world," said ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medtronic, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Horizon Therapeutics, Kyphon, Salient Surgical Technologies

Silicon Alley Insider

Medtronic Is Buying Covidien In A $43 Billion Mega-Deal

"We are excited to reach this agreement with Covidien, which further advances our mission to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life for patients around the world," said Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak.

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Related Topix: Medtronic, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Horizon Therapeutics, Kyphon, Salient Surgical Technologies

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