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Expert in Medical Devices, Biomaterials, Due Diligence, Business Development

Expert ID: 730384 New Jersey, USA

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Expert has extensive research and development expertise having spent over 20 years in the development of orthopaedic implants. This lead to over $1billion in sales. The technologies developed included calcium phosphate cement, 2 different calcium phosphate coatings, biodegradable implants and the development of the first antibiotic bone cement cleared by the FDA. Expert has 28 issued USA patents, 32 peer reviewed articles and 59 international presentations. He has experience win the development of antimicrobial technologies, and in in vitro point of care diagnostic for orthopedic infection. Expert has a detailed knowledge covering the technologies being developed for the repair/regeneration of musculoskeletal
soft tissues.

He consulted on a portfolio gap for an orthopedic company looking for bond graft substitutesHe advised a major global consulting company on a range of biomaterial topicsHe ha provided commercial and technical advice for a number of start up companies

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Bridgeport, Connecticut - New Haven, Connecticut - Hartford, Connecticut - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1976 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Materials Science Institution: University of Manchester
Year: 1973 Degree: Bachelors Subject: Metallurgy and Materials Institution: Manchester Polytechnic

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2012 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: Responsibilities: He is an expert on medical devices. He was project director for a project based in a european incubator.Provided expertise to a high tech, company looking to direct their technology for use in medical devices.
Years: 2005 to 2011 Employer: Stryker Orthopaedics Title: Director Science Department: Business Development Responsibilities: Expert was charged with identifying portfolio gaps and locating the necessary technologies and companies. He then negotiated the business terms and contracts.
Years: 1999 to 2005 Employer: Stryker Orthopaedics Title: Director Materials Science Department: Research and Development Responsibilities: Expert provided group leadership and direction as well as technical expertise. He identified a number of technologies for revenue expansion.
Years: 1990 to 1998 Employer: Howmedica Div of Pfizer Title: Director Materials Science Department: Corporate R&D Responsibilities: Expert was responsible for project management and the leadership of a group of 12 people. He developed a number new technologies and products

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1990 to 2012 Country / Region: Europe, Oceania, South America Summary: He was responsible for global projects whilst working for Stryker and Howmedica

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Institute Of Materials, International Cartilage Research Society
Licenses / Certifications
Chartered Engineer, Chartered Scientist
Publications and Patents Summary
He has 29 issued USA patents and 32 peer reviewed articles published

Fields of Expertise

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