to Merlot OrthopediX, a Joint Venture Start-Up
Clinic and Frantz Medical Development Ltd.
Merlot OrthopediX, Inc. is an early
stage medical technology company whose mission is to develop, refine and
build value into the Merlot bone anchorage technology. The Merlot
implant technology can be applied to spine, trauma and general
Based on an innovative concept from a leading spine
surgeon, Dr. Isador Lieberman, Merlot OrthopediX offers a groundbreaking
bone anchorage solution - a patent-protected open helix bone screw.
Complimentary technology has been added to the patent portfolio during
development of the first clinical application.
Merlot OrthopediX announced that it has
entered into an exclusive agreement with Alphatec Spine, Inc.,
a medical device company providing treatment
solutions for spine disorders with a focus on treating conditions that
affect the aging spine, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Alphatec
Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATEC), to develop and commercialize Merlot’s
novel bone anchorage technology for use in spine surgery.
continuing to explore strategic partnerships for commercialization of
the Merlot technology in trauma and fracture fixation