Millar Instruments Offers Telemetry Systems Through Worldwide Distribution Agreement with Telemetry Research Ltd

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 General News J E 4
HOUSTON, July 1 Millar Instruments, Inc. developer andmanufacturer of Mikro-Tip(R) pressure transducer catheters and pressure-volume(P-V) systems and Telemetry Research Ltd, developer and manufacturer oftelemetry systems for monitoring physiological signals in freely movinglaboratory animals, today announced they entered into a worldwide distributionagreement.

Telemetry Research provides wireless measurement of blood pressure, neuraland other biopotential signals from rats and larger animals. The inductivelypowered implanted sensors and digital communication techniques providesignificant benefits to the researcher such as lowering total cost oftelemetry and enabling new research methodologies.

"As the gold standard in high fidelity pressure measurements, MillarInstruments is pleased to recommend and support the sale of TelemetryResearch's products to its established customer base in universities, researchhospitals and pharma/biotech companies worldwide. We are impressed with theadvantages that this technology provides to the researcher and what TelemetryResearch has accomplished," said Tim Daugherty, Director, Cardiology Productsat Millar Instruments.

Simon Malpas, CEO of Telemetry Research added "We are delighted to workwith such a respected company as Millar. The partnership between the companiesoffers researchers enhanced access, support, and training for the nextgeneration of telemetry systems".

About Millar Instruments

Millar Instruments, Inc., designs, manufactures and markets Mikro-Tip(R)catheter pressure transducers for use by medical researchers and clinicians.This high-precision sensor technology allows pressure measurements to be takenat the source, without time delay or motion artifacts. Millar also markets apressure-volume (P-V) system, capable of simultaneously measuring highfidelity left ventricular pressure and volume within the intact beating heartsof animals ranging in size from transgenic mice to domestic livestock. Animportant part of Millar's success has come from working with medicalresearchers around the world. Millar Instruments is committed to being anintegral part of this on-going research by developing products and systemsthat further promote medical advancements and discoveries.

About Telemetry Research

Telemetry Research Ltd, based in Auckland, New Zealand, designs,manufactures and markets implantable telemetry systems for wireless monitoringof free-moving laboratory animals. Our implantable devices improve dataquality and extend recording time, collecting accurate and predictiveinformation for biomedical research. Our patented technology sends powerwirelessly through the skin to recharge transmitters in vivo, enablinglifetime recording using modern digital data sampling and transmission.

SOURCE Millar Instruments, Inc.


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