The UK MHRA and Department of Health have published supporting information used in the 2010 testing of Pip breast implants. As previously announced, the testing found that the material used in the implants doesn’t pose a long-term risk to human health.
MHRA publishes supporting information into 2010 testing of PIP breast implants (MHRA)
MIT News Office interviewed Anette Hosoi, an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, about the mechanics of sports, swimwear and engineering problems in the Olympics.
Anette Hosoi on engineering and the Olympics (MIT)
PlasticsToday interviewed Professor David Kaplan at Tufts University about the research into silk’s medical applications that he is leading. The research group has developed a silk-based microneedle system, a bone scaffold material and other applications for silk.
Silk emerges as important medical engineering polymer (PlasticsToday)
The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society has published an updated version of the Fundamentals of EU Regulatory Affairs. The sixth edition includes the latest information on EU directives, regulations and guidelines. New chapters include one on reimbursement and health technology assessments.
RAPS Publishes New Edition of Fundamentals of EU Regulatory Affairs (Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society)
The Notified Body BSI isoffering US medical device companies planning to enter the European market a chance to learn about regulatory requirements during several events in key US cities.
Leading Notified Body Invites Medical Device Community to Gather and Discuss Nuances Surrounding Entry into European Market (PMPNews)