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President and Chief Executive Officer

ExThera Medical Corporation

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ExThera Medical Corporation

813 Heinz Avenue

Berkeley, California 94710

United States

Company Description

Based in Martinez, Calif., ExThera Medical is a privately held medical device company developing an innovative, single-use blood filter capable of capturing and removing a broad range of bacteria, viruses, parasites, toxins or other harmful substances fro ... 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

Contracting Specialist

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Partner

TechRegen

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Affiliations

Board Member
Surfaces

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 (162 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 Announces Updates on Seraph� Development Program to be Presented at the 2016 Military Health System Research Summit (MHSRS) | Business Wire

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Robert S. Ward, Ph.D., ExThera Medical

"ExThera Medical is very focused on developing a simple, rapid treatment for bloodstream infections, especially in the face of rising incidence rates, the continued emergence of drug-resistant pathogens and very few anti-infective drugs in development," said Robert Ward, CEO of ExThera Medical.
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Robert S. Ward robert.ward@extheramedical.com
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Robert S. Ward robert.ward@extheramedical.com


ExThera Medical Announces Updates on Seraph� Development Program to be Presented at the 2016 Military Health System Research Summit (MHSRS) | Business Wire

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Robert S. Ward, Ph.D., ExThera Medical

"ExThera Medical is very focused on developing a simple, rapid treatment for bloodstream infections, especially in the face of rising incidence rates, the continued emergence of drug-resistant pathogens and very few anti-infective drugs in development," said Robert Ward, CEO of ExThera Medical.
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Robert S. Ward robert.ward@extheramedical.com
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Robert S. Ward robert.ward@extheramedical.com

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