Janie Mandrusov, Ph.D.

Janie has over 20 years of clinical and pre-clinical research as well as product development experience in the medical device industry, including leadership roles at Spirox Inc. (now Entellus/Stryker), SinuSys Corp., and, Arthrocare Corp. (now Smith-Nephew). Prior to that Janie spent 10 years at Guidant (now Abbott Vascular), developing novel stem cell technologies for the treatment of Heart Failure as well as expandable stent technologies to treat Vulnerable Plaque. Janie is a co-inventor on 16 issued patents. She holds a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University and a B.S. degree in Bioengineering from UCSD.