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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 [...]

16Monday, April 16, 2018

We’re hiring!

By | Monday, April 16, 2018|

Kite Medical has a number of job openings in R&D. If you are interested in joining a growing team that is developing innovative solutions please visit Kite Medical on LinkedIn and view jobs.   https://www.linkedin.com/company/kite-medical/