There are 10 million dialysis and bypass surgeries per year, but half of them fail. VenoStent saves lives with a wrap that goes around blood vessels during surgery so they don't fail.
President and CEO of VenoStent, Inc. I developed these novel smart polymeric biomaterials for vascular applications during my PhD at Vanderbilt University. Focus of the technology shifted to hemodialysis access applications after participating in the 2014 NSF I-Corps program. BS, Chemical & Biological Engineering and Biotechnology, Tufts University, 2008; PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 2017. Worked in R&D at Genzyme Corporation, 2008 - 2011. Grew up in Nashua, NH.
Co-founder & COO of early-stage biomaterial and med device company developing novel, smart, bioresorbables polymer to improve vascular surgery. Vandy MBA, UPenn Masters of Bioethics, UW-Madison UG Fascinated by market trends. Reading: literature, religion, economics, finance, politics, philosophy, history, social sciences, etc. Enjoy skiing, boxing, racquetball, vegetating on couch.