Past News & Events

11.21.16: Vertera Spine's COHERE Fusion Device Wins Award For Best Spine Technologies for 2016. Read the full release HERE.

10.24.16: Vertera Spine Reports Successful Early Outcomes with the Porous PEEK COHERE Fusion Device. Read the full release HERE.

10.14.16: Dr. Reginald Knight, MD (Cooperstown, NY) presented new research demonstrating that porous PEEK osseointegrates better than smooth PEEK at the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS) Annual Forum in Las Vegas.

7.1.16: Frank Phillips, MD presented new results on PEEK Scoria at this past at the State of Spine Surgery: A Think Tank Annual Symposium in Los Cabos, Mexico.

6.6.16: Vertera Spine Announces First Implantations of Porous PEEK COHERE Cervical Fusion Device. Read the full release HERE.

5.19.16: Rob Isaacs, MD (Duke University) spoke about porous PEEK Scoria’s innovative capabilities in a presentation entitled “Advancements in Implant Surface Technologies to Enhance Fusion: What Really Matters?” at this past Castellvi Spine Course in Duck Key, FL.

3.8.16: New research was presented at this past Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL showing that implants with surface porous PEEK resist instability better than smooth PEEK implants in a small animal model. Read the abstract HERE.

2.16.16: Duke Angel Network invests in medical device company Vertera Spine. Read the full release HERE.

1.12.16: Vertera Spine Founder Named to Forbes "30 Under 30" List. Read the full release HERE.

10.6.15: Vertera Spine Announces the FDA Clearance of the First
Surface Porous PEEK Interbody Fusion Device. Read the full release HERE.

6.19.15: Dr. Frank Phillips presented NEW in vivo results on the PEEK Scoria at this past State of Spine Surgery: A Think Tank Annual Symposium in Los Cabos, Mexico. http://www.stegrp.org/index.html

6.8.15: Vertera Spine was awarded a Phase II Ventures grant by the Georgia Research Alliance. This funding will be used to support both clinical and pre-clinical validation studies on the PEEK Scoria technology.

4.15.15: A peer-reviewed article presents new data on the mechanical performance of Vertera Spine’s PEEK Scoria and its ability to support bony tissue in-growth in an animal model. The study can be found here.

3.9.15: Vertera Spine was awarded a Phase I/IB Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant by the National Science Foundation. The grant will support the development of a lumbar interbody fusion system utilizing the company's Scoria surface porous PEEK technology.

6.10.14: Vertera Spine is excited to have Dr. Frank Phillips presenting on the enhanced osseointegration of PEEK Scoria at the State of Spine Surgery: A Think Tank Annual Symposium this Saturday June 28th in Los Cabos, Mexico.