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This profile was last updated on 12/31/14  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Mr. Bob Ward

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President and Chief Executive Off...

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...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • honorary doctorate degree
    University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Ph.D.
  • honorary Ph.D.
    University of Massachusetts
  • engineering management and polymer science
    Northeastern University
  • Doctorate , Humane Letters
    University of Massachusetts
  • B.S. , chemical engineering
    University of Massachusetts
  • honorary doctorate
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Web References
blood infection, ExThera Medical Leadership
www.extheramedical.com, 31 Dec 2014 [cached]
Robert S. Ward, Ph.D.
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
www.emergence-llc.com, 19 Dec 2013 [cached]
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.
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Robert S. Ward, Ph.D. (hon) President & Chief Executive Officer ExThera Medical Corporation
813 Heinz Avenue
Berkeley, California 94710
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E Mail: Robert Ward
Telephone: +1-510-809-2505
BioBridge Global and ExThera Medical Announce Collaboration | GenCure
gencure.org, 27 Sept 2013 [cached]
Robert S. ("Bob") Ward, CEO of ExThera Medical said, "We think of Seraph as the device equivalent of a very broad spectrum anti-infective drug…one that does not add anything to the blood or induce resistance in the pathogens it removes.
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Robert Ward, CEO, ExThera Medical Corporation, Berkeley, CA 94710
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Robert Ward, Keith McCrea and Brooke Russell
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Inger Mattsby-Baltzer, Tomas Bergstrom, Keith McCrea, Robert Ward, Lars Adolfsson, Olle Larm.
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Jonas Axelsson, Monica Ferreira, Lars Adolfsson, Keith McCrea, Robert Ward, Olle Larm.
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