2016 Bay Area Biomedical Device Conference
Conference Opening: Guna Selvaduray, Ph.D.
Unmet Medical Device Needs in Developing Countries
Alessandro Bellofiore, Ph.D., SJSU
Critical Issues in Medical Device Manufacturing
Benjamin Hawkins, Ph.D., SJSU
Nanoscale Applications in Medicine
Session Chair: Melanie McNeil, Ph.D.
Industry Panel: "Building a Medical Device Company from Scratch"
Moderator: Michael Weickert, Ph.D.
Maria Aboytes, Founder, Medina-Medical
Jeffrey J. Christian, CEO, Phoenix DeVentures Inc.
Alex Tilson, Founder & Former CEO, Loma Vista Medical
Eric Stone, Co-Founder & CEO, Velano Vascular
CEO Panel: "Exit Strategies for Medical Device Companies"
Moderator: Roger Guidi
John Tighe, President & CEO, ZipLine Medical
Greg Patterson, President & CEO, Xlumina
Rami Elghandour, President, Nevro
Duke Rohlen, CEO, Spiroxmed
Wine and Cheese Networking Reception
Closing: Guna Selvaduray, Ph.D.
Web-Connected Medical Devices
Session Chair: Ricardo Duque, MS, SJSU
M.D., Surgeon-in-Chief, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
Click on a speaker to read his/her bio. To find out more information about their talks, click on the bolded presentation titles.
President, Raechelon, LLC
General Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific
MD, Pediatric Intensivist, Abuja, Nigeria
Ph.D., SJSU Biomedical Engineering Program
Director of Health Informatics, UCSF
Director of Operations, Sunrise Labs
Ph.D., Director, Biomedical Manufacturing Network
Ph.D., Chair, Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, UCSF
Ph.D., Director, Global Exchange Program at Stanford Biodesign
Welcome: Andy Feinstein, Ph.D., Provost