Expert in Polymer Science, Adhesives, Adhesion, Biomaterials, Medical Device, Analytical Chemistry
Expert ID: 735385 Minnesota, USA
|Year: 1988||Degree: Post Doc.||Subject: Surface Chemistry||Institution: University of Washington|
|Year: 1986||Degree: Ph.D.||Subject: Polymer Chemistry||Institution: The University of Connecticut|
|Years: 2019 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Polymer Chemistry Consultant||Department:||Responsibilities: Medical Device R&D, Failure Analysis, Adhesion, Surface Science, Characterization. Pharm Sci., Excipient Dev, Biocompatibility.
Exploratory -> R&D -> PD -> Mfg -> Post Launch. Regulatory, MDR Nano.
|Years: 2005 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Fellow, R&D||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 2004 to 2005||Employer: Nanostring Technologies||Title: Director, Product Development||Department:||Responsibilities: Development of robust surface chemistry for oligonucleotide immobilization and system integration to meet corporate objectives. NanoString™ Technologies is developing a nanotechnology-based platform for high speed, completely automated, robust, highly multiplexed, single molecule identification and digital quantification|
|Years: 2003 to 2005||Employer: Self Employed||Title: Consultant||Department:||Responsibilities: Materials science problem solving for various medical device companies. Companies consulted for: Advanced Stent Technologies, Therus, Corporation, Spiration, Polymorfix, AccessClosure, MetriCor|
|Years: 2002 to 2003||Employer: CombiMatrix||Title: Director, Ploymer Systems, VP Development||Department:||Responsibilities: Provided leadership for Engineering, Chemistry and Molecular Biology in development of a platform for on-chip oligonucleotide synthesis and analysis microarray technology. System included a monocasette/flow cell with in situ synthesized DNA microarray on a silicon semiconductor chip, DNA synthesis system, and automated hybridization/image capture/analysis instrument.|
|Years: 1998 to 2002||Employer: Confluent Surgical, Inc.||Title: Principal Scientist||Department:||Responsibilities: Hands-on preclinical R&D and bench work for in situ polymerized, biodegradable hydrogel surgical devices. Products include neurosurgical sealants (DuraSeal™), percutaneous access site closure, post-surgical adhesion barrier and liquid embolics. Championed clinical product fill and finish, sterilization method development. Initiated and managed partner relationships with contract manufacturers for critical chemical raw materials. Cultivated intellectual property portfolio. Established research and development core business practices. Authored sections of PMA submission.|
|Years: 1988 to 1998||Employer: Bayer Diagnostics||Title: Technical Manager||Department:||Responsibilities: R&D Team Project Leader for RapidPoint 400® (point-of-care stat analyzer). R&D through Process Engineering. Alliance management with partner companies for promising technologies. Managed collaborative development with Novartis (Ciba Geigy) on planar waveguide platform technology for stat-immuno. Ongoing assessment of outside technology.|