Navigation Links
Chris Tihansky Appointed President of In Vivo Cellular Imaging Leader Cellvizio Inc.
Date:2/13/2008

- Company Establishes U.S. subsidiary in Philadelphia Area -

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellvizio Inc., a leader in in vivo cellular imaging, announced today the appointment of Chris Tihansky as its President. Cellvizio Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Paris-based Mauna Kea Technologies and develops and markets Cellvizio(R), a fundamentally new endoscopic imaging approach which improves patient care by eliminating the need for unnecessary biopsies and enhances the diagnosis of a broad range of diseases via in vivo cellular imaging.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080213/NYW021 )

The appointment coincides with the company establishing its U.S. operations base in the Philadelphia area.

"Cellvizio is increasing its commercialization efforts in the U.S., and Chris is a great fit for leading this," said Sacha Loiseau, Ph.D., founder, president and chief executive officer of Mauna Kea. "He has a unique combination of expertise in the medical technology field, including general management, business development, sales, and product development."

"Cellvizio is an excellent example of a company that has successfully taken a cutting-edge technology from bench top to bedside," explained Chris. "I am very pleased to be leading our team in the U.S. It is our intention to make Cellvizio a standard of care so that as many patients as possible have access to the advantages this technology offers."

"The Philadelphia area is a perfect location for us to rapidly build our business," Chris stated. "It offers ready access to our customer base and a strong talent pool. Additionally, it is increasingly evident that Southeastern Pennsylvania offers a well-developed support infrastructure for emerging med- tech companies."

Chris has 20 years of experience in the emerging medical technology and healthcare financials services industries. He most recently served as President and CEO of Surgical Services Inc. (SSI), a division of Teleflex Inc. (NYSE: TFX). Chris received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA; a Master of Science Degree in Biomedical Engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia; and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of San Diego.

About Mauna Kea Technologies:

Mauna Kea Technologies leads the growing in vivo cellular imaging market enabling physicians to visualize, diagnose and treat pathologies that can not be seen using other imaging techniques. Mauna Kea Technologies' flagship Cellvizio(R) system provides microscopic visualization of mucosal tissue and promises to improve clinical outcomes by increasing the diagnostic yield of existing endoscopic procedures. With over 1000 Cellvizio procedures completed to date, Mauna Kea Technologies is currently focused on the gastroenterology and pulmonology markets. The company plans to expand into other markets in the future. The company also has a distribution agreement with Leica Microsystems to sell products for the Small Animal Imaging market in Europe, the U.S. and Japan. For more information about Mauna Kea Technologies: http://www.maunakeatech.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Cellvizio Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Awards Nearly $2 Million in Individual Research Grants
2. Oxford Genome Sciences Appoints Chris Hibberd to its Board of Directors
3. Drs. John Patton of Nektar, Igor Gonda of Aradigm, Tomas Landh of Novo Nordisk, Chris Rhodes of Amylin to Speak at iiBIGs Plenary Panel in Vegas
4. Clinsys Clinical Research, Inc. Announces Key Hires, Rajagopalan Srinivasan, Ph.D, to Strengthen Global Biostatistics Service Offering and Christopher Gregory, Ph.D, to Scientific Affairs
5. Newly Appointed Dilon Technologies President & CEO Robert G. Moussa Sees BSGI as ... Major Weapon in the Battle Against Cancer
6. Dennis L. Smith Appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Solstice Neurosciences, Inc.
7. Dr. Joseph L. Corriveau Appointed Director of Research and Technology
8. Lucid Expands Support Internationally: Dr. Colin Stahel appointed Director for Asia Pacific Region
9. David Mott Appointed Non Executive Director at Shire
10. Dr. David Sidransky Appointed Chairman of Champions Biotechnology, Inc.
11. John Marshall and Kevin McGuinness Appointed to Ellex Board
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)... TORONTO , June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - ... Ontario biotechnology company, Propellon ... the development and commercialization of a portfolio of ... cancers. Epigenetic targets such as WDR5 represent an ... contribute significantly in precision medicine for cancer patients. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has signed ... to serve as their official health care provider. ... will provide sponsorship support, athletic training services, and ... volunteers, athletes and families. "We are ... and to bring Houston Methodist quality services and ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Calif. , June 23, 2016  The Prostate Cancer Foundation ... increasingly precise treatments and faster cures for prostate cancer. Members of the Class ... across 15 countries. Read More About the Class of ... ... ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016   EpiBiome , a ... $1 million in debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank ... automation and to advance its drug development efforts, as ... facility. "SVB has been an incredible strategic ... services a traditional bank would provide," said Dr. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:6/22/2016)... American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics was once again ... of the fastest-growing trade shows during the Fastest 50 Awards ... Las Vegas . Winners are ... of the following categories: net square feet of paid exhibit ... 2015 ACMG Annual Meeting was ranked 23 out of 50 ...
(Date:6/16/2016)... , June 16, 2016 ... is expected to reach USD 1.83 billion by ... View Research, Inc. Technological proliferation and increasing demand ... are expected to drive the market growth. ... The development of advanced multimodal techniques ...
(Date:6/3/2016)... June 3, 2016 ... Nepal hat ein ... hochsicherer geprägter Kennzeichen, einschließlich Personalisierung, Registrierung und ... der Produktion und Implementierung von Identitätsmanagementlösungen. Zahlreiche ... im Januar teilgenommen, aber Decatur wurde als ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):