Navigation Links
Naviscan Announces a New Chairman and Board Member

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Naviscan PET Systems, a privately held company and the leader in organ-specific molecular imaging, announced today the appointment of Paul J. Mirabella as Chairman of the Board, in addition to retaining his responsibilities as President and CEO, and the addition of Dr. Abhi Acharya to the Board of Directors.

Mr. Mirabella joined Naviscan as President and Chief Executive Officer in July 2007 bringing 32 years of leadership experience in the diagnostic imaging industry. Prior to joining Naviscan, he held the position of President and CEO for the Global Diagnostic Imaging division of GE Healthcare. Throughout his career, he has held global leadership roles in technology development, sales, service, marketing and business management in ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). He has contributed to the evolution of imaging technology and is responsible for the development of 4 patents in the area of Computed Tomography. Mr. Mirabella holds degrees in Aerospace Engineering and Applied Mechanics from Polytechnic Institute of New York, a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Central Florida University, and is a graduate of the GE Business Program accredited by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Dr. Acharya has over 30 years experience in the scientific and business aspects of the medical device field. His primary focus is in U.S. and International device laws, regulations and clinical trial strategies. Dr. Acharya has previously held numerous senior-level positions over a 16-year period beginning in 1977 at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, including Director of the Division of Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Neurological Devices, where he directed the review and approval of PMA, IDE and 510(k) submissions during a period of rapid evolution for device technologies that included the Artificial Heart and Implantable Defibrillators, Rate-responsive Pacemakers, Aneurysm Implants, Laser Catheters, and Coronary Stents. Dr. Acharya holds a B. Tech. Degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Biomaterials Engineering from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois.

"Naviscan is on the heels of a breakthrough year in breast cancer imaging and we are delighted to have the expertise of an impressive Board and a new commercial and technology team -- it is going to be an incredible year for the company," said Mr. Mirabella, Chairman and CEO.

About Naviscan PET Systems, Inc.

Naviscan PET Systems, founded in 1995, designs and develops compact, high-resolution PET scanners that are intended to provide organ-specific imaging, and guide radiological and surgical procedures. Naviscan has developed the PEM Flex(TM) Solo II, a high resolution PET scanner designed to image small body parts such as the breast. PEM Flex(TM) is utilized in clinical research studies, funded in part by the National Institutes of Health. The Company is headquartered in San Diego, California.

Sherri Antoniak

Corporate Communications

Naviscan PET Systems Inc.


SOURCE Naviscan PET Systems, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Naviscans PEM Flex(TM) Scanner Shows Promising New Data in Breast Cancer Management
2. Settlement Reached Between Dilon Technologies and Naviscan on Patent Rights
3. HHS Announces $75 Million in Supplemental Funding to States for Pandemic Flu Preparedness
4. CRC Health Group Announces Acquisition of Bayside Marin Recovery Center, San Rafael
5. UHW Announces: Antelope Valley Hospital Caregivers and Board Vote to Ratify First Union Contract With SEIU UHW-West
6. HEI, Inc. Announces Sale of RFID Division Assets
7. Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Announces FDA Approval to Market Generic Version of Zyloprim(R)
8. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Announces Webcast of Presentation at Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 Healthcare Conference
9. Z Trim Announces Revocation of Gregory Halpern Severence Agreement
10. Brooke Franchise Corporation Announces Selected July Results
11. Manor Care, Inc. Announces Record Date for Special Stockholder Meeting
Post Your Comments:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Apple Rehab Shelton Lakes , which specializes ... of the facility as part of a disaster drill on October 3rd. , Apple ... Shelton City Emergency Manager, as well as the Connecticut Long Term Care Mutual ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh, ... and least understood books in the Holy Scriptures, Revelation. The Book of Revelation paints ... for centuries. Many have tossed it off as mere rubbish, but Yisrayl Hawkins says ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... WILMINGTON, Del. (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 ... ... technology and advisory services for healthcare compliance program management, will showcase a range ... and National Association for Assisted Living (NCAL) Convention and Expo to be held ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... ... The American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) will present the 2017 Morris F. ... AMIA’s Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C. AMIA’s Annual Symposium is taking place ... the field of medical informatics, this prestigious award is presented to an individual whose ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Leading pediatric oncology experts at Children’s National Health System ... Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) Oct. 12-15. Chaired by ... and Blood Disorders at Children’s National, and Stephen P. Hunger, M.D., Chief of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/19/2017)... -- HistoSonics, Inc., a venture-backed medical device company developing a non-invasive, robotically assisted, platform therapy ... team developments today:   ... ... Tom Tefft ... Veteran medical device executive Josh Stopek , PhD, who has led R&D ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... , Sept. 18, 2017 EpiVax, ... of bioinformatics and immune engineering, today announced ... influenza A (H7N9) vaccine. ... to seasonal influenza and presents a challenge ... prior exposure to be effective. Using state-of-the-art ...
(Date:9/12/2017)... 12, 2017  Consumer reviews on the independent review site ... number one company for hearing aids, ranking it higher than ... ... by Consumers For Hearing Aids ... is an online store that provides high performance, state-of-the-art, German-engineered hearing ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: