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Vascular Flow Appoints Jonathan Sackier to Board
Date:4/8/2013

DUNDEE, Scotland, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Professor Jonathan M Sackier has joined Vascular Flow Technologies, a global medical device company based in Dundee, Scotland as a Non-Executive Board Member. Professor Sackier is an internationally recognised surgeon, business consultant and media contributor.

Vascular Flow Technologies (VF)

VF is a young global medical devices company focused on the research, development and commercialisation of vascular devices based on a new understanding of blood flow dynamics - Spiral Laminar Flow™ - first observed by Leonardo Da Vinci in the 15th Century. They are based in Dundee, Scotland and a US division in Boston, Massachusetts. Their innovative technology is currently applied to two synthetic vascular grafts, the SLF™ PV graft and SLF™ AV graft.

Professor Jonathan M Sackier

Professor Sackier was appointed to the board of VF on 3rd April 2013 and will bring a wealth of knowledge, experience and drive to the company. He trained in Britain as a surgeon then moved to the USA where he helped lead the laparoscopic surgery revolution and founded the Washington Institute of Surgical Endoscopy.

He is Visiting Professor of Surgery and Medicine at the University of Virginia  and his activities in research, funded by multiple grants, have led to many publications, chapters and books. He has served journals in editorial or reviewer functions, been involved in medical societies at the highest level and been honoured for his work in many countries.

Jonathan's collaborations with the pharmaceutical and medical device industry have led to multiple technologies coming to market. He has acted as a consultant to healthcare companies, participated in raisi
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