Cook Medical expands Class 1 recall of its angiographic catheters; 3D Systems expands its cardiology training;

@FierceMedDev: ICYMI Friday: Procyrion raises $10M to get minimally invasive mini heart pump in the clinic. Article | Follow @FierceMedDev

@VarunSaxena2: ICYMI last week from #AdvaMed15: CMS has 30 people to evaluate 30,000 diagnostic tests, but more FDA oversight is likely. More | Follow @VarunSaxena2

@EmilyWFierce: The latest from Advera Health Analytics on Alzheimer's drug safety. ICYMI from FiercePharma | Follow @EmilyWFierce

> Cook Medical added to the list of angiographic catheters under a voluntary recall after reports of tip splitting or separation. The original recall was issued in July. It was deemed Class 1 by the FDA, meaning "there is a reasonable probability that the use of or exposure to a violative product will cause serious adverse health consequences or death." More

> 3D Systems launched new advanced cardiology training modules and a cardiovascular anatomical model product line for visualization of complex cardiovascular anatomy. More

Biotech News

@FierceBiotech: Lilly upgrades its NYC research hub, adding 50 jobs in an immuno-oncology push. News | Follow @FierceBiotech

@JohnCFierce: How many big swings and misses does John Lechleiter get at $LLY? | Follow @JohnCFierce

@DamianFierce: Tired of writing about $LLY today so here's a hypoglycemia deal you can read about yourself. Press release | Follow @DamianFierce

> Novartis buys a bigger stake in Gamida, stopping short of a $600M plunge. Report

> Lilly pulls the plug on a would-be blockbuster in its latest pipeline peril. Story

> Voyager braves turbulent market waters with an $86M gene therapy IPO. Article

Pharma News

@FiercePharma: Study: Elephants rarely get cancer--and that could boost human oncology research. FierceAnimalHealth story | Follow @FiercePharma

@EricPFierce: ICYMI from FiercePharmaManufacturing: Sanofi's Kansas City, MO, plant back on the block as its August 2016 closing looms. Story | Follow @EricPFierce

@CarlyHFierce: Backlash rages on over Purdue's pediatric OxyContin approval. Story | Follow @CarlyHFierce

> BMS' Opdivo gets a jump on Keytruda with another early FDA approval. Article

> Price hikes aren't always sustainable: Just ask Mallinckrodt about Ofirmev. More

> Takeda keeps Actos settlement ball rolling with two new resolutions. Report

Animal Health News

> Study: Elephants rarely get cancer--and that could boost human oncology research. More

> Ceva urges mass vaccination against bird flu at global animal-health gathering. Story

> FDA seeks comments on potential scheduling change for ketamine. Item

> California sets strictest U.S. standards for antibiotics use in livestock. Article

> CalTech team creates one-time contraceptive vaccine for feral animals. Report

Biotech IT News

> NIH gives UCSF $10M to build mobile data collection platform. News

> GSK finds 21M mentions of its drugs in trawl of social media. Report

> ResearchKit-enabled project sets out to track real-world effectiveness of hep C drugs. Story

> UBiome taps Apple ecosystem to broaden microbiome data-gathering drive. Article

> Is Google a competitor or partner to Big Pharma? Roche's CEO doesn't know, yet. More

Pharma Marketing News

> Baxalta joins biosim makers eyeing a piece of AbbVie's Humira. More

> Biogen's top commercial exec leaves amid Tecfidera sales trouble. Report

> Roche leads the pack at ECTRIMS with standout data on new MS drug. Item

> Bill seeks to add nurse practitioners, PAs to Sunshine Act reporting. Story

> Pharma's digital desires thwarted by clunky organizations, lack of skilled employees. Article

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