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Dr. Robert Ward S.

President and Chief Executive Officer

ExThera Medical Corporation

Direct Phone: (510) ***-****       

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ExThera Medical Corporation

813 Heinz Avenue

Berkeley, California 94710

United States

Company Description

ExThera Medical Corporation is developing revolutionary medical devices that address unmet clinical needs in the treatment of bloodstream infections and pathogen-reduction in blood banking. Originally formed through a joint venture between the Emergence... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Society for Biomaterials

Chairman
Emergence Venture Partners LLC

Video Producer
Columbia University

Video Producer
Media Law and Policy

Contributor
Yahoo! Inc

Partner
AxioMed Spine Corporation

Tailoring Surface and Bulk Properties
Surfaces

Affiliations

Founder
The Polymer Technology Group Inc

President and Chief Executive Officer
DSM N.V.

Founder
PTG

Education


engineering management and polymer science
Northeastern University

B.S.
chemical engineering
University of Massachusetts

Doctorate
Humane Letters
University of Massachusetts

Masters Certificate
Government Contracting
George Washington University

honorary Ph.D.

University of Massachusetts

honorary doctorate degree

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Web References (167 Total References)


medtech incubator, Emergence Venture Partners, LLC. Leadership

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Robert S. Ward, Ph.D. Chairman

Bob Ward, a chemical engineer and well-known expert in biomedical polymer science, is Chairman of Emergence Venture Partners LLC, President and CEO of ExThera Medical, and the former President and Chief Executive of DSM Biomedical in Berkeley, California, a biomaterials and medical device company he founded in 1989 (Polymer Technology Group, "PTG").
Bob has 40 years of experience in the development and manufacturing of Class III medical devices, and R&D/manufacturing of novel biomaterials for critical applications. Materials and components developed and manufactured under his direction have been used in hundreds of devices and prosthetic implants.
He is a frequent contributor to the technical literature and the inventor of many widely used biomaterials and surface modification technologies. In 2003 he was awarded the "Technology Innovation and Development Award" from the Society for Biomaterials. In 2004he was named one of MD&DI's "100 Most Notable People" in the medical device industry. In 2006 he received the "Excellence in Surface Science Award" from The Surfaces in Biomaterials Foundation. In 2012 he was awarded an honorary Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts. Earlier in his career, he worked for seven years for Avco Medical Products, and 10 years for Thoratec before founding PTG. Bob studied engineering management and polymer science at Northeastern University and he has a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Massachusetts and a Doctorate in Humane Letters from the University of Massachusetts.


ExThera Medical's outstanding leadership

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Robert S. Ward, Ph.D. (h)

President & Chief Executive Officer
Bob Ward, a chemical engineer and well-known expert in biomedical polymer science, is Chairman of Emergence Venture Partners LLC, President and CEO of ExThera Medical, and the former President and Chief Executive of DSM Biomedical in Berkeley, California, a biomaterials and medical device company he founded in 1989 (asThe Polymer Technology Group). Dr. Ward has nearly 40 years of related experience. He is a frequent contributor to the technical literature and the inventor of many widely-used biomaterials and surface modification technologies. In 2003 he was awarded the Technology Innovation and Development Award from the Society for Biomaterials. In 2004 he was named one of MD&DI's 100 most notable people in the medical device industry. In 2006 he received the Excellence in Surface Science award from The Surfaces in Biomaterials Foundation. In 2012 he was awarded an honorary Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts. Bob worked for seven years for Avco Medical Products, and 10 years for Thoratec before founding PTG. He studied Engineering Management and polymer science at Northeastern University, and he has a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts.


Emergence

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Robert S. ("Bob") Ward receives honorary doctorate degree from University of Massachusetts Lowell

Management
Robert S. Ward, Ph.D. Chairman
Bob Ward, a chemical engineer and well-known expert in biomedical polymer science, is Chairman of Emergence Venture Partners LLC, President and CEO of ExThera Medical, and the former President and Chief Executive of DSM Biomedical in Berkeley, California, a biomaterials and medical device company he founded in 1989 (Polymer Technology Group, "PTG").
Bob has 40 years of experience in the development and manufacturing of Class III medical devices, and R&D/manufacturing of novel biomaterials for critical applications. Materials and components developed and manufactured under his direction have been used in hundreds of devices and prosthetic implants. -
He is a frequent contributor to the technical literature and the inventor of many widely used biomaterials and surface modification technologies. In 2003 he was awarded the "Technology Innovation and Development Award" from the Society for Biomaterials. In 2004he was named one of MD&DI's "100 Most Notable People" in the medical device industry. In 2006 he received the "Excellence in Surface Science Award" from The Surfaces in Biomaterials Foundation. In 2012 he was awarded an honorary Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts. Earlier in his career, he worked for seven years for Avco Medical Products, and 10 years for Thoratec before founding PTG. Bob studied engineering management and polymer science at Northeastern University and he has a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Massachusetts and a Doctorate in Humane Letters from the University of Massachusetts.


ExThera Medical Closes Financing Led by Fresenius Medical Care Ventures to Support Commercialization of Innovative Technology to Remove Pathogens From Whole Blood | Business Wire

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"ExThera's vision is to make life-threatening bloodstream infections unheard of in the future by providing clinicians with a broad-spectrum therapeutic option that allows treatment to begin quickly - even before pathogen identification," said Robert Ward, CEO of ExThera Medical.


Venture Capital Access Online | Venture Capital News

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?ExThera?s vision is to make life-threatening bloodstream infections unheard of in the future by providing clinicians with a broad-spectrum therapeutic option that allows treatment to begin quickly ? even before pathogen identification,? said Robert Ward, CEO of ExThera Medical. ?With mortality rates as high as 50 percent for certain bloodstream infections1, the continued emergence of drug-resistant pathogens, and fewer anti-infective drugs in development, we see a critical need to address this growing global health issue with safe, accessible and cost-effective solutions.

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