Navigation Links
SpineSmith Partners and Celling Technologies Hire New VP of Research and Development
Date:7/1/2010

AUSTIN, Texas, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- SpineSmith Partners and Celling Technologies hired Brian Burkinshaw as Vice President of Research and Development, strengthening the company's position as an industry leader in adult stem cell technology innovations.

Burkinshaw will lead SpineSmith's product development efforts through the collaboration of the company's mechanical engineering department and Celling Technologies' team of scientists.  These teams work closely with surgeons to develop unique products for the evolving market of regenerative medicine.  Burkinshaw has over 30 years of experience in multiple medical device markets as a design engineer and in senior executive positions.  Burkinshaw's experience includes the evaluation and development of technologies for venture capital investment, medical device design and development, project management, business development, product commercialization, patent prosecution, and operations.  The company believes that the emerging field of regenerative medicine will change the landscape of medicine and require thought leaders capable of developing therapies and devices.  Burkinshaw's background with both traditional orthopedic companies and emerging biologic companies provides the creative foundation to merge the fields.  

"Brian is a natural leader and brings a range of experiences to the company, all of which will reinforce our position as an innovator in adult stem cell technologies," said Mike Gluk, Chief Operating Officer of SpineSmith. "Brian's market knowledge and sense of innovation will enhance our collaborative approach to the development of devices and therapies."  

Burkinshaw joins a recently recruited team of seasoned medical professionals that will guide SpineSmith and Celling Technologies through the next phase of growth of their newest product portfolio: Autologous Regenerative Therapies of the 21st Century (ART-21).  Mike Gluk (CFO/COO), Dr. Jim Poser (VP of Regenerative Medicine), Kevin Were (VP of Business Development) and Laura LeBoeuf  (VP of Quality & Regulatory Affairs) collectively provide the experience and talent to research and develop opportunities in the field of regenerative medicine.  Together the team will work on scientific research, product development and regulatory approvals that will deliver cost-effective applications and devices focused on point-of-care adult stem cell therapies across many disciplines.  

The companies will launch two new innovative products in the coming months with a focus on regenerative medicine.  

"I believe the future of medicine will rely heavily on biologics and the focus of these companies is to research and develop those opportunities.  The scientific team at Celling Technologies provides a unique and timely foundation for product development through the research of adult autologous stem cells and their potential applications in spine, orthopedics, trauma, plastics and related disorders," said Burkinshaw.  

About SpineSmith Partners, LP

SpineSmith Partners, LP designs, develops and markets implants and biologics for surgical fixation, correction and tissue regeneration of the spine. SpineSmith takes a different approach from other companies, utilizing a collaborative approach between scientists, engineers and spine surgeons. It's this unique approach that gives spine surgeons the ability to directly impact the direction of their product portfolio, ensuring applicability and achieving the highest standards of patient care.

Founded in Austin, Texas, in 2006, SpineSmith originated as a think tank to enable surgeon investors to have direct input into the design and distribution of spine technology. www.spinesmithusa.com

About Celling Technologies

Celling Technologies, a SpineSmith Partners company, works closely with surgeons, scientists and engineers to research and develop innovative technologies in the emerging field of regenerative medicine.  Celling Technologies' product offering focuses on autologous adult stem cell therapy and the devices and services that complement these procedures.  www.cellingtechnologies.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Celling Technologies; SpineSmith Partners, LP
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. SpineSmith Partners to Present at 3rd Annual Stem Cell Summit
2. JDRF Reaches Milestone in Artificial Pancreas Project in Partnership with UC Santa Barbara and Sansum Diabetes Research Institute
3. Ethicon Endo-Surgery Extends Research Partnership with $13.5 Million Grant to University of Cincinnati
4. LifeNet Health and Salvin Dental Specialties Announce Partnership
5. Xacore Partners With ESSE, Headed by Retired Army Four Star General, to Tackle Military Hearing Loss
6. Talecris Forms Partnership to Co-Promote Life-Saving Rabies Products
7. Southern California Cell Company Partners With Northern California Life Science Research Technology Company for Developing Human Derived Disease Specific iPS Cell Lines
8. Simulated Surgical Systems, LLC Partners to Bring Simulation Advances to Surgical Training
9. Elsevier/MC Strategies Partners with American Association of Critical-Care Nurses to Launch Interactive, Online Pharmacology Course
10. St. Jude Medical and iRhythm Technologies Enter into Partnership to Co-Market Novel Cardiac Rhythm Monitor
11. Carrot Medical Partners with MAVIG GmbH
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/2/2017)... announces the European launch of their new low volume, high throughput ... Cambridge, U.K on October 4th. The new ... unprecedented speed and sensitivity while using far less sample volume through ... ... ...
(Date:9/28/2017)... Cohen Veterans Bioscience and Early Signal Foundation ... and home sensors for real-time monitoring of patients with ... nonprofit organization focused on disruptive health solutions for rare ... system to record and integrate behavioral, cognitive, physiological and ... ...
(Date:9/25/2017)... --  Montrium , an industry leader in powerful ... Trial Master Files & Inspection Readiness Conference ( ... Services has selected eTMF Connect to ... a leading European contract research organization (CRO), will ... enable greater collaboration with sponsors, improve compliance and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... Apple Rehab Shelton Lakes , which specializes in the delivery of ... part of a disaster drill on October 3rd. , Apple Rehab participated with the ... as well as the Connecticut Long Term Care Mutual Aid Plan (LTC-MAP). The ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Global Healthcare Management’s 4th Annual Kids ... Milford, NJ. This free event, sponsored by Global Healthcare Management’s CEO, Jon Letko, ... run is geared towards children of all ages; it is a non-competitive, non-timed event, ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... “The Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission Field”: the story of a missionary ... Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission Field” is the creation of published author, ... ages and currently teaches a class of ladies at her church, which she has ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest growing franchisors ... a flagship location in Covington, LA at 401 N. U.S. Highway 190, in January ... Office Depot in the Holiday Square shopping center. Its location allows it to serve ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Asante, a nationally recognized ... have expanded their existing home health joint venture through an agreement, effective October ... a joint venture home health company with Asante, delivering clinically integrated care, for ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):