Biodesix locks up Medicare reimbursement for Dx; AngioDynamics eyes FDA with NanoKnife;

@FierceMedDev: Wright selling off hip and knee biz for $290M. Report | Follow @FierceMedDev

@DamianFierce: Japan's Terumo is adding 400+ jobs in an Irish R&D expansion. Yesterday's story | Follow @DamianFierce

@MichaelGFierce: Biosensor nanoparticles deliver cancer drug with precise, 3-D imaging. More | Follow @MichaelGFierce

> Biodesix has secured Medicare reimbursement for VeriStrat, a blood-based protein diagnostic for non-small cell lung cancer. News

> Haemonetics ($HAE) is getting out of its Massachusetts manufacturing plant and expanding in Mexico and Asia. Article

> AngioDynamics ($ANGO) has won the FDA's blessing to launch a U.S. study of the NanoKnife System for the ablation of focal prostate cancer. Item

> AirStrip CEO Alan Portela has agreed to testify before the House Committee on Small Business on the future of mobile medical apps. More

> Forbes takes a look at what Medtronic's ($MDT) of-late commitment to transparency could mean for the industry. Feature

Biotech News

@FierceBiotech: ICYMI this week's Industry Voices column - Ichorcumab: the blood of the gods? Feature | Follow @FierceBiotech

 @JohnCFierce: Sanofi - in need of some inspiration - partners with Curie Inst. on ovarian cancer targets. Release | Follow @JohnCFierce

@RyanMFierce: After Sanofi winds down manufacturing in Dagenham, U.K., what are the chances of a vibrant startup scene emerging there? More | Follow @RyanMFierce

 @EmilyMFierce: Biopharma tweeps, connect with colleagues and the editors of @FierceBiotech by joining our new LinkedIn group. | Follow @EmilyMFierce

> Cardio3 targets big cardio-drug market with small IPO. Item

> Biotech M&A buzz: Forest, others weigh offers for Elan. More

> PTC overcomes repeated setbacks to raise $125M in IPO. Report

> GlaxoSmithKline fuels VC fund as part of rare diseases blitz. Article

Pharma News

@FiercePharma: What we talk about when we talk about pharma. Commentary | Join our LinkedIn group | Follow @FiercePharma

@EricPFierce: Who manufacturers the top selling diabetes treatments? Novo has 5 of top 10 but not the top two. Special report | Follow @EricPFierce

> State AGs ask Arkansas high court to back J&J's $1.2B Risperdal fine. More

> Needy Forest Labs reportedly eyeing bid for Elan. Story

Vaccines News

> CDC finds vaccines halved HPV infections in teenage girls. Report

> GSK's rotavirus vaccine as effective as Merck shot. Item

> Tax loophole eyed ahead of launch of Sanofi, GSK, AstraZeneca quadrivalent shots. More

> HPV vaccine pioneer targeting skin cancer jab. Story

> Japan withdraws recommendation of Merck and GSK HPV jabs. Article

> CDC readies for 4-in-1 flu vaccines. More

Pharma Manufacturing News

> GSK, Pfizer help start effort researching manufacturing innovations. Story

> Brazil to build Protalix a plant as part of sophisticated tech transfer. News

> Sanofi plant in London set to close by end of month. Article

> Gilead recalls 20 batches of AmBisome due to possible contamination. Report

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