All articles by Kiays Khalil

Kiays Khalil

Kiays Khalil is a healthcare reporter for Medical Devices Network. Based in Manchester, he covers industry news and technology developments. He has experience working in the financial news sector, covering both retail and institutional investing, as well as the latest technologies they use. Kiays has a wealth of knowledge working in multimedia and is keen to have open conversations on technology that will have an underlying impact on the healthcare sector. He holds a BA in International Journalism from the University of Central Lancashire.

Qnovia’s inhaled smoking cessation therapy triumphs in first clinical study

The company is pursuing regulatory approval for its, QN-01 device in the US and UK.

Clinical Trials Arena Review 2023

As the year comes to a close the Clinical Trials Arena team look back at the stand-out trials of 2023.

Johnson & Johnson plan clinical trial for surgical robot

OTTAVA robotic surgical system from Johnson & Johnson MedTech is to be submitted for an investigational device exemption application with the FDA.

Study of Johnson & Johnson device shows promising results for AFib

Following a 12-month study, the QDOT MICRO device demonstrates its potential to relieve symptoms and improve life quality for patients with atrial fibrillation.

Orexo release MODIA data on the impact of opioids

Six-month randomized controlled trial in the US evaluates the efficacy of MODIA in conjunction with sublingual buprenorphine naloxone for the treatment of opioid abuse.

FDA deflates mortality concerns for paclitaxel-coated devices

The FDA has updated health care providers on the risk of mortality from paclitaxel-coated devices used to treat peripheral arterial diseases. 

Sky Labs publish findings on cuffless blood pressure measurement technology

The cuffless blood pressure measurement technology paper focuses on deep learning algorithms for data analytics.