VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LifeNet Health, a leading allograft bio-implant company announces that Lloyd Wolfinbarger, Jr., Ph.D., was awarded an Excellence in Innovation award at the 11th Annual Hampton Roads Technology Council's Tech Nite in Hampton, Virginia.
The Excellence in Innovation award, sponsored by Willcox and Savage, P.C., recognizes the most innovative patents that were filed from within the Hampton Roads region. Hampton Roads Technology Council considered approximately 170 patents and three winners were chosen out of 10 nominees. The awards were issued to Hampton Roads inventors that were deemed by a panel of experts to represent significant commercial potential and/or social benefit.
Dr. Wolfinbarger was awarded the Excellence in Innovation award for a patent on Bioreactor Mediated Recellularization of Natural and Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts.
"We are honored to have Dr. Wolfinbarger leading our research efforts at LifeNet Health. His contributions to the tissue banking industry are helping to restore health to thousands of patients. Since LifeNet Health's beginning 25 years Dr. Wolfinbarger has played an integral part in our company's success. He is a leader in medicine and we're proud that the Hampton Roads Technology Council recognized his valuable contributions at Tech Nite," states Rony Thomas, LifeNet Health's CEO.
Tech Nite is an annual recognition event, organized by the Hampton Roads Technology Council, for high-tech companies, individuals, entrepreneurs, and innovations of the Hampton Roads region. The Hampton Roads Technology Council's (http://www.hrtc.org) mission is to accelerate the transformation of Hampton Roads and its technology firms into world-recognized technology leaders.
Dr. Wolfinbarger is the Chief Scientific Officer at LifeNet Health and
his work has resulted in dozens of patents. He rece
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