Capital will fuel continued research and clinical development of micro-infusion platform
EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Mercator MedSystems, Inc., today announced it has received $11 million in Series D equity financing led by Shenzhen Salubris Pharmaceuticals Co. (Salubris), with participation from current Mercator investors and other undisclosed new investors. The new funding will further advance the clinical development of Mercator’s proprietary micro-infusion catheter systems and accelerate the company’s vision of improving outcomes in patients around the world with cardiovascular and pulmonary disease.
BioWorld MedTech, November 1, 2017
EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Mercator MedSystems, Inc., a medical technology company, announced today the first patient enrollment into the TANGO (Temsirolimus Adventitial Delivery to Improve Angiographic Outcomes Below the Knee) clinical trial. TANGO will study the effects of using Mercator’s proprietary Bullfrog® Micro-Infusion Device for the adventitial delivery of the drug TORISEL® (temsirolimus) after revascularization of lesions below the knee (BTK) in patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI).
WALTHAM, Mass. – November 10, 2016 – Proteon Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRTO), a company developing novel, first-in-class therapeutics to address the medical needs of patients with kidney and vascular diseases, today announced the first patient was dosed in a Phase 1 clinical study evaluating a single administration of investigational drug vonapanitase delivered immediately following angioplasty to patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD).
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Mercator MedSystems today announced that 13-month data from the DANCE trial was presented during a late-breaking scientific session at the Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA) Annual Conference 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. DANCE is a prospective, multicenter, single-arm study designed to assess the clinical performance of the localized delivery of a generic steroid, dexamethasone, to the tissues around arteries that have been injured during endovascular interventions, using Mercator’s proprietary Bullfrog® Micro-Infusion Device.
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 21, 2016 – Mercator MedSystems, Inc., has announced their first patient enrollment from Bad Krozingen, Germany, in the company’s LIMBO-PTA clinical trial. This trial combines localized drug delivery using the company’s proprietary Bullfrog® Micro-Infusion Device of an off-the-shelf anti-inflammatory steroid (dexamethasone) with angioplasty. The study measures the benefit of adding drug delivery to the catheter-based re-opening of arteries below the knee in patients suffering from critical limb ischemia (CLI).