Medgenics (MDGN +13.2%) gets a pop today after being granted a patent by the USPTO protecting...

|By:, SA News Editor

Medgenics (MDGN +13.2%) gets a pop today after being granted a patent by the USPTO protecting the use of the company's Epodure Biopump technology for the treatment of anemia. The patent agency also allowed claims covering a similar method for delivery underlying it's Hemodure Biopump technology for sustained prophylactic treatment of hemophilia. MDGN's global portfolio now includes 36 patents issued, with 81 more pending.