Echo Therapeutics

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Echo Therapeutics finds a China partner for its glucose monitor, and satisfies an angry investor

Echo Therapeutics has found a lifeline, a development partner in Asia that will help the Philadelphia device company accelerate efforts to bring its cutting-edge glucose monitor into the Chinese market. 

Echo Therapeutics slashes jobs, faces potential FDA delays for glucose monitor

Troubles at Echo Therapeutics are mounting, with sizeable layoffs and potential FDA delays relating to the government shutdown becoming the latest setbacks faced by the Philadelphia device company. Echo, which is developing the Symphony needle-free, wireless continuous glucose monitoring system, disclosed in a general update that it reduced staff levels by about a third at the end of September,

Echo Therapeutics to meet with angry shareholder

Echo Therapeutics has responded to an angry shareholder seeking change at the company, and both sides have agreed to meet, presumably to discuss their differences and hash out a path forward.

Echo Therapeutics' largest shareholder urges rapid reforms

In the face of a plunging stock price and leadership turmoil, Echo Therapeutics must now confront an angry shareholder and its pitch for a course correction.

Targacept taps Stephen A. Hill to serve as president and CEO

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Echo gets $20M in financing to market glucose monitor

Echo Therapeutics is angling to get regulatory approval for its wireless, non-invasive glucose monitor, and the company now has a $20 million line of credit to speed the process, thanks to Platinum-Montaur Life Sciences.

Echo's trandsdermal tech gets positive results, TV time

Echo Therapeutics is reporting positive clinical trial results for its transdermal glucose monitor, and its CEO will get a chance to discuss them on national TV.

Echo Therapeutics reports $16.7M loss after Prelude delay

Philadelphia-based Echo Therapeutics took a $16.7 million loss in 2011, a year in which the company had planned to launch its needle-free, transdermal drug delivery platform, the Prelude SkinPrep System. 

Echo Therapeutics video shows pain-free skin prep

When last we left Echo Therapeutics in February, the Franklin, MA-based company was speeding up the launch of its Prelude SkinPrep System for transdermal drug delivery after receiving word from the

Echo Therapeutics: Prelude delivery device launch on track

Franklin, MA-based Echo Therapeutics is speeding up the launch of its non-invasive drug delivery system and announced plans to list on a national exchange. The company, along with its partners