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AxoGen is a human tissue company based in Alachua, Florida making products to remedy peripheral nerve damage. In 2013 the company raised $18 million in its Initial Public Offering (IPO). AxoGen uses a cell graft technology AVANCE to mimic a human nerve. The company reports recovery in 87 percent of patients with peripheral nerve injuries. AxoGen is part of the Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator.
- Graft Helps Nerves Regrow; More Patients Avoid Amputation Through Technique Based on Cadaver Implant December 26, 2012 by Melinda Beck
- Nerve repair using grafts from cadavers; SURGERY Grafts from cadavers offer alternative, providing more choice, less traumaby Drew Joseph February 19, 2013 San Francisco Chronicle (SFGate)
- [Alachua] Business Briefs November 2013 Florida Trend Magazine
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