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Dr. Jonathan M. Sackier

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Chief Medical Officer

Local Address: Virginia, United States
Helius Medical Technologies Inc
41 University Drive, suite 400
Newtown , Pennsylvania 18940
United States

Company Description: Helius Medical Technologies is a publicly traded company on the Canadian Securities Exchange in Toronto under symbol HSM and on the OTCQB marketplace under symbol...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • M.D.
  • Bachelor of Surgery
    Liverpool University
  • Bachelor of Medicine
    Liverpool University
  • MD
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Newtown, PA - December 2, 2014 ...
www.heliusmedical.com, 2 Dec 2014 [cached]
Newtown, PA - December 2, 2014 - Helius Medical Technologies (CSE: HSM) ("HMT", "Helius" or the "Company"), a medical technology company focused on the treatment of neurological symptoms caused by disease or trauma, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sackier as Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Dr. Sackier brings to his role as Chief Medical Officer more than 30 years of industry experience as an innovator and pioneer of new technologies. He is widely recognized as one of the leaders of the laparoscopic surgery revolution.
"I am honored to be part of such an important area of neurological science to help bring promising new technologies for patients seeking symptom relief. It represents one of the largest areas of unmet medical needs and I am proud to be a part of this growing company" said Jonathan Sackier, CMO of Helius.
"Jonathan Sackier is a highly regarded national health care expert who not only understands the challenges of health care today, but has experience bringing new technologies to market. As Helius plans to dramatically increase its clinical activity, we are very pleased to have Dr. Sackier not only as the Chair of our Scientific Advisory Board but also in the key positon of Chief Medical Officer" said Philippe Deschamps, CEO of Helius.
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A trained surgeon, Dr. Sackier has helped build several companies including medical technology, research and product-design and medical contract sales organizations. He has also collaborated extensively with pharmaceutical and medical device technology partners including Bristol Myers, Pfizer, Karl Storz, Applied Medical, Stryker, Siemens, Bayer and Novartis.
Prior to joining Helius, Dr. Sackier served as Chairman of Adenosine Therapeutics, which became part of Clinical Data and then Forest Laboratories. He worked to develop and market the AESOP robot with Computer Motion, which successfully completed an IPO. He also founded Genethics, which patented and licensed amniotic stem cell technology.
As a Professor at George Washington University in Washington, DC, Dr. Sackier founded and funded the Washington Institute of Surgical Endoscopy, a center for education, research, innovation and technology transfer. He is currently a pro bono Visiting Professor of Surgery at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences at Oxford University.
Dr. Sackier sits on the board of directors of Kypha, Clinvue, and Hemoshear. He is Chairman of the Board of The Load Zero Foundation and a Trustee of First Star and previously chaired The Larry King Cardiac Foundation Board of Governors. He has also served as a board member of The American College of Surgeons Foundation, The Surgical Fellowship Foundation and Rex Bionics. He is the winner of London's 2014 AIM Award for outstanding achievement for most successful growth market.
A keen pilot, Dr. Sackier advises the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) on medical issues germane to pilots and authors the "Fly Well" column in AOPA Pilot magazine.
The Load Zero Foundation
www.loadzerofoundation.org, 11 Feb 2015 [cached]
Jonathan Sackier, MB, ChB, FRCS, FACS
Newtown, PA, Oct 27, 2014 - ...
www.heliusmedical.com, 27 Oct 2014 [cached]
Newtown, PA, Oct 27, 2014 - Helius Medical Technologies, Inc. (CSE: HSM) ("HMT", "Helius" or the "Company") a medical technology company focused on the treatment of neurological symptoms caused by disease or trauma, is pleased to announce today that noted British surgeon Dr. Jonathan Sackier has agreed to serve as Chairman of the company's newly formed Scientific Advisory Board.
Dr. Sackier has more than 30 years of healthcare experience and was trained in Britain as a surgeon and recruited in 1989 to the U.S., where he helped lead the laparoscopic surgery revolution. Dr. Sackier's collaborations with the pharmaceutical and medical device industry have led to multiple technologies coming to market with partners like Pfizer, Valley Lab, Karl Storz and Applied Medical & Pall.
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Helius, in consultation with Dr. Sackier, is working to identify and recruit a multidisciplinary board to advise the Company on the development of its primary asset the PoNS™ device. The PoNS™, an investigational medical device that induces neuromodulation by stimulating the cranial nerves found in the tongue, is initially being studied for the treatment of balance disorder symptoms caused by Traumatic Brain Injury ("TBI") and Multiple Sclerosis.
Helius' CEO, Philippe Deschamps, commented, "We are honored to have someone with Dr. Sackier's exceptional skills in this role.
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"There is no greater satisfaction for a physician than to help bring promising new technologies forward for patients in need," said Dr. Sackier. "Neurology patients, seeking symptom relief, represent one of the largest of unmet medical needs. I look forward to leading the Scientific Advisory Board with a sense of both great excitement and responsibility."
Highlights of Dr. Sackier's distinguished career include:
As a Professor at George Washington University, Sackier founded and funded the Washington Institute of Surgical Endoscopy, a center for education, research, innovation and technology transfer. Sackier is a pro bono Visiting Professor of Surgery at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences at Oxford University. Sackier sits on the board of directors of Kypha, Clinvue, and Hemoshear. He is Chairman of the Board of The Load Zero Foundation and a Trustee of First Star and previously chaired The Larry King Cardiac Foundation Board of Governors. Sackier also served as a board member of The American College of Surgeons Foundation, The Surgical Fellowship Foundation and Rex Bionics, winner of London's 2014 Aim Award for outstanding achievement for most successful growth market.
Clinvue - Leadership Team
www.clinvue.com, 9 Mar 2015 [cached]
Dr. Jonathan Sackier
Board of Directors
Trained as a surgeon in the United Kingdom, Professor Jonathan Sackier was recruited to the United States in the 1980's and helped develop laparoscopic techniques. He has held numerous grants, been widely published in peer-reviewed journals and books, and serves a number of editorial boards and medical societies. Due to his leading work in medicine, he has been invited to operate and lecture all over the world and has been honored by several countries and medical professional societies.
Jonathan has participated in the development of many medical technologies, some his own inventions, others the work of collaborators. From stem cells in the 1980's, to his work with Computer Motion to bring the first commercial surgical robot, AESOP, to market all have been in the healthcare field. He has also launched a number of other companies and brought several inventions to profitable fruition. He has consulted for various healthcare companies, and sat on the Associate Board of AdvaMed and several medical corporate governance and advisory boards.
Jonathan has been a regular commentator on television, radio, and in the press and he also developed celebrity patient advocacy campaigns such as the Carnie Wilson web-cast which drove increased attention to bariatric surgery.
When not working, Jonathan is a passionate aviator and believes that life is too short for poor wine or tardy aircraft. His credo is "embrace all that life has to offer for you spend a long time dead."
Medical Lighting, Operating Theatre Lights, Medical AV Systems, Medical Video, UK | Brandon Medical
www.brandon-medical.co.uk, 26 Oct 2014 [cached]
Jonathan Sackier - Clinical Director Products Product Overview Video
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