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Dr. Robert Ward S.

President and Chief Executive Officer

ExThera Medical Corporation

Direct Phone: (510) ***-****       

Email: r***@***.com

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

Contributor
Yahoo! Inc

Affiliations

Founder
The Polymer Technology Group Inc

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 (177 Total References)


“We are delighted to report the ...

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“We are delighted to report the start of human clinical trials of Seraph®, our revolutionary device designed to treat drug-resistant bloodstream infections.� Robert Ward, CEO

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With fewer anti-infective drugs being developed, and the continuing emergence of drug- resistant pathogens, clinicians need new tools to fight bloodstream infections,� said Bob Ward, CEO, ExThera Medical.


BioBridge Global and ExThera Medical Announce Collaboration | South Texas Blood

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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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added Ward.


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.


ExThera Medical is backed by leading venture capital firms

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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

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