News & Press Releases

  • ViVitro Labs-StarFish Medical deliver “Operation Christmas” for Festival of Trees

    The 2014 Joint ViVitro Labs-StarFish Medical Festival of Trees entry celebrates two Christmas holiday icons while adding a medical engineering twist for kids of all ages.  Grinch and the long-time board game favorite “Operation” were combined to give an interactive twist to the companies’ “Operation Christmas” for Festival of Trees. For over 22 years the […]

  • ViVitro Labs Vnews TCT Fall 2014 now online

    The TCT Fall 2014 issue of  ViVitro Labs Vnews is now available online and includes: TCT Poster Session ViVitro at CCC and TCT Robert T. Tranquillo Tissue Engineering Interview New HiCycle Manual HiTest Software Upgrade Pricing Update 2014 Catalog   Published on a  tri-annual basis, ViVitro Labs Vnews keeps you up to date on ViVitro Labs products, activities and […]

  • Testing Tips: Shipping tissue valves

    We’ve collected tips and information on shipping valves based on our experience both shipping tissue valves and receiving them for the lab.  Here are some that may be useful to readers:

  • Ex-Vivo Simulator Poster Now Available

    Dev Amatya PhD, ViVitro Labs Senior Research Biomedical Engineer, presented a poster session covering results of research conducted with Matthias Menne (Helmholtz Institute) during TCT 2014. A copy of the poster is now available for download.

  • HiCycle Durability Tester User Manual Released

    The newly revised HiCycle Durability Tester AR Series User Manual is now available online.   The June 2014 Revision of the HiCycle Durability Tester User Manual joins the March 2014 Revisions of the Pulse Duplicator User Manual PD-200 and SuperPump User Manual SR-200.   All User Manuals are available for download from their respective online product pages. UPDATE JANUARY 2017: Pulse Duplicator, SuperPump, […]

  • St. Paul's Hospital performs 1,000th transcatheter heart valve procedure

    ViVitro Labs congratulate St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver on their 1000th transcatheter heart valve procedure (TAVI).  The following details and video are taken from St Paul’s Hospital and Global TV releases: VANCOUVER, JUNE 5, 2014 – On June 5, St. Paul’s Hospital (SPH)  broadcast a live transcatheter aortic valve procedure – on an awake patient (not under […]

  • Vnews Summer Edition Now Online

    The Summer 2014 issue of Vnews focuses on Saving Time To Market: PIV testing increases regulatory confidence of ISO 5840 compliance, Trade-In Your Old SuperPump, Ex-Vivo Simulator, Eliminating Noise on Pressure Signals, July Training in Victoria, In the News, and Team ViVitro Cycles to the Lab for #biketoworkvic.   Published on a  tri-annual basis, Vnews keeps you up to date […]

  • Team ViVitro Cycles to Work for #biketoworkvic

    VICTORIA, British Columbia, May 28, 2014 – ViVitro Labs announces the entire ViVitroLabs team participated in  Bike To Work Week Victoria today.  Long-time participant, Ted Hodson, was joined by Joe McMahen, Gerry Wight, Matthias Menne, Lori Woodman, Janet Murray, Dev Amatya, and Marshall Kilduff.  Rob Fraser, was out of office, but raring to return to his regular bike commute to […]

  • ViVitro Laboratory Services A2LA Accreditation through January 2016 now online

    May 12, 2014 (Victoria, B.C.) ViVitro Labs Inc., global provider of cardiovascular device testing equipment and laboratory services, announced today that the updated certificate and scope of accreditation for its Laboratory Services headquartered in Victoria, B.C. are now available on the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) website. ViVitro Labs Inc., Laboratory Services headquartered in […]

  • ViVitro Labs Parent Company Selected as Employer of Year Finalist

    VICTORIA, British Columbia, May 7, 2014 – ViVitro Labs Inc., global provider of cardiovascular device testing equipment and laboratory services, announced its parent company, StarFish Medical, has been selected as an Employer of the Year finalist for the 13th annual Victoria Advanced Technology Council (VIATeC) awards. The Employer of the Year award recognizes a company […]

  • TC: Victoria’s tech revolution includes ViVitro Labs and Dev Amatya

     A Victoria Times Colonist Capital March 29, 2014 article by Andrew Duffy analyzes why Victoria boasts a $3-billion high-tech industry and features a dramatic image of Dev Amatya, ViVitro Labs senior research biomedical engineer in the Victoria research lab.  The same Times Colonist issue features: Study finds better survival with Medtronic device to fix heart’s aortic […]

  • Vnews Spring 2014 now online

    The Spring 2014 issue of Vnews includes A2LA Recertification; Lab Testing Tips: Calculating EOA; SEM Services; Updated Manuals;  RWT; May Training; FDA-Approved Heart Valves Since 1979; Karen May-Newman Interview; Guide to ISO 5840 Testing; ISO 17025 vs. GLP; Market Research Survey; 2013 Research Citations.  Published on a  tri-annual basis, Vnews keeps you up to date on ViVitro Labs […]

  • 35 Years of FDA-approved Heart Valve Data

    To celebrate 35 years of FDA-approved heart valves and to help our clients and partners learn from previous evaluations, Dev Amatya has compiled a list of 24 approved valves from publicly available FDA-approved Heart Valve Data. The list is in Excel spreadsheet format with links to summaries of the valves’ safety and effectiveness. Download your copy today.   About ViVitro Labs […]

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