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Ex-business partner of North West surgeon accused of defrauding medical device company he started

Ex-business partner of North West surgeon accused of defrauding medical device company he started

About a decade ago, a Northwestern University surgeon and his longtime friend, working in partnership, started a company to commercialize the doctor’s potentially lucrative medical invention. The device, called Duramesh, is used to repair muscles, tendons and ligaments. It got approval from the US Food and Drug Administration earlier this year. But now Dr. Gregory …

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The trio stand outside against a short brick wall smiling and holding up an oversized check

Purdue Large Animal Surgeon wins $10,000 prize for equine research and earns Ph.D.

Friday, December 2, 2022 Dr. Michelle Tucker (center), Purdue Assistant Professor of Large Animal Surgery, holding her award check with Dr. Renate Weller (left), Dean of the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, and Dr. Renaud Leguillette, equine clinician in internal medicine and sports medicine who shares Dr. Tucker’s interest in equine respiratory mechanics. …

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