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LifeNet Health Chief Scientific Officer Wins Award
Date:5/8/2008

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 received his B.S. from Kansas State College of Pittsburg in 1966, a M.S. and Ph.D. in molecular genetics from Florida State University in 1969 and 1972. He joined the Old Dominion University faculty of the Department of Biological Sciences after post doctoral study.

Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, LifeNet Health, Inc., is a leading biomedical alloengineering organization and organ and tissue donation agency whose mission is saving lives and restoring health. LifeNet Health provides recovery and processing services for musculoskeletal and cardiovascular tissues, distributing more than 250,000 biomedical implants every year to restore health to patients around the world.

For more information about LifeNet Health then visit http://www.lifenethealth.org.


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