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5Monday, November 5, 2018

Kite Medical Pilot Clinical Investigation Started

By | Monday, November 5, 2018|

Kite Medical is delighted to announce the start of a pilot clinical investigation at Cohen's Children's Medical Center, part of Northwell Health, in New York. The clinical investigation will run for the next six months.

6Saturday, October 6, 2018

Kite Medical takes the pain out of detecting kidney reflux – Silicon Republic

By | Saturday, October 6, 2018|

Our Start-up of the Week is Galway’s Kite Medical, which has created a novel device for detecting kidney reflux in children. John Kennedy “Kite Medical is a MedTech start-up with an experienced team developing a non-invasive, child-friendly solution for detecting kidney reflux to remove the need for complicated procedures and hospital visits,” explained Kite Medical CEO Joan FitzPatrick. The NUI Galway BioInnovate programme spin-out recently closed a €1.5m investment round. ‘The Kite device will ultimately be a wearable system that will be used to detect and monitor VUR in an outpatient setting’ – SARAH LOUGHNEY The round comprises a mix of private investment and Enterprise Ireland high-potential start-up (HPSU) funding. The market “Kidney reflux, clinically known as vesicoureteral reflux (VUR), is the most common urological condition in children, affecting up to 3pc of the population and 30pc to 40pc of children presenting with a urinary tract infection (UTI),” FitzPatrick said. “The condition may resolve [...]