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TechCrunch: Galen Robotics looks to assist ENT surgeons with new bot and $15M round

“The company’s first robot aims to assist in soft tissue surgeries. Called Galen ES, it acts as a support for surgeons performing ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeries, particularly laryngeal cancer operations. Swappable instruments follow the surgeon’s hand movements but allow the user to take a break if needed. According to Lichorowic, the goal is...

Galen Interviewed by ABC News Good Morning Washington

Galen Robotics joined ABC News Good Morning Washington to discuss how the company is on the verge of helping local and community hospitals and surgery centers to have access to the latest equipment and newest technologies through their Surgery-as-a-Service models. Their goal is to expand the benefits of microsurgery and surgical robotics by enabling precise surgical...

Robert Langer Joins Galen Robotics Board of Directors

Galen News – We are proud to announce that Dr. Robert S. Langer, founder of 40 biotechnology companies, including Moderna, will join the company’s Board of Directors. He will assist Galen Robotics to advance and deliver a new, breakthrough generation of cooperative surgical robots for microsurgery while also launching Digital-Surgery-as-a-Service (a new shared-risk mode for hospitals...

Galen Named Maryland’s 2021 Leading Innovator

We are proud to announce that Acquisition International Magazine has named Galen Robotics Maryland’s 2021 Leading Innovators in Surgical Robotics Solutions! As a company, we continued to democratize microsurgery and robotic surgery. Galen is developing collaborative surgical robots for microsurgery unaddressed by today’s surgical robots. The vision is to introduce an affordable, per-usage digital surgery “as-a-service” model....

Hospitals Necessitates New Shared-Risk Model

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought radical change to the structure of healthcare operations, causing medical institutions to reevaluate their distribution of resources to better care for their patients and adapt to new economic conditions in a more dynamic economic environment. In this article for MD+DI, Galen Robotics CEO Bruce Lichorowic discusses the potential for shared-risk...

Collaborative Robotics as the Next Step in Robotic Surgery

At Galen, we believe collaborative robots that enhance surgical performance are key to the future of robotic surgery. Interestingly, our vision is the same as many industry experts. Read More from the new UK Royal Academy of Surgeons Robotics Whitepaper  In the article, experts see the opportunity of collaborative robots that enhance surgical performance. “Collaborative...

CTO David Saunders to Speak at MD&M West Conference

Galen News – Galen CTO David Saunders will represent Galen Robotics as a speaker at the MD&M West Conference from August 10th-12th, 2021. MD&M West, presented by Informa Markets, brings together MedTech engineers, business leaders, disruptive companies, and innovative thinkers to create powerful solutions and life-changing medical devices. Dave S. will present twice at this conference, once...

Surgical Robotics as a Service Gains Traction in Pandemic Aftermath

The healthcare sector is struggling from the pressure of skyrocketing costs and need to continuously improve the quality of services. The Covid-19 pandemic only exacerbated the challenge. As a result, the industry is looking forward to new healthcare business models – including Surgery-as-a-Service. Galen CEO Bruce Lichorowic is invited by Robotic Business Review to write...

CEO Bruce Lichorowic Presents the Galen Platform at the 2021 LSI Emerging Medtech Conference

Galen Robotics, Inc. CEO Bruce Lichorowic took the opportunity to present the technical foundations of the Galen platform as well as the key supporting information and commercialization initiatives intended to ensure that the innovations from Galen will provide tangible improvements in procedure safety and patient health. In this presentation you’ll learn details about the following:...

Robots Helping Healthcare Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

“Because of COVID-19, surgeons are now performing laryngeal surgeries with longer instruments, full face guards and a gown. All these limit a surgeon’s dexterity. “We see demand for robotic solutions that improve dexterity or ability. With the Da Vinci robotic surgical assistant, one person can operate four or five laparoscopic rods alone during a surgery,”...