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 Expert  728022

Expert in Biological Responses to Medical Device Materials and Coatings


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

United Kingdom
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

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Expert was responsible for the development of a novel, biocompatible, bioactive, bone-like bone cement, suitable for usage in craniofacial applications. Expert completed his PhD in Medical Materials Engineering at Kings College University of London in May of 2004, having obtained a 2:1 in the Life Sciences at the Imperial College. During his doctoral studies, Expert won a number of national and international awards including: best oral presentation by a young researcher at both the United Kingdom Society for Biomaterials Research Annual Conference (2003) and the European Society for Biomaterials Annual Congress (2002), for his work on Polymer-modified Calcium Phosphate Cements. Expert is experienced in multiple life and physical science disciplines including material characterisation and cytotoxicity testing, using a variety of cell lines. Expert worked for Granta Design Ltd., as an author of a major medical devices database. In addition to designing the structure of the database, Expert wrote over 250,000 words of content citing over 4,000 references. It is through this experience as technical author that DR M, attained a detailed knowledge on a variety of subjects including: thrombo-resistance, biodegradation, bioglass and bioceramics. In addition, during his time at Granta design Ltd., Expert became familiar with the FDA approval process for devices and established contacts within a number of major international medical device companies. Expert's expertise in the field is recognised by Qinetiq, one of the world's leading defence technology and security companies, which granted him trusted expert status in 2007.
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antithrombotic coating material

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bioabsorbable material

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biocompatibility

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biocompatibility testing

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biocompatible material

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biocompatible polymer

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biodegradable material

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biodegradation

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bioglass

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bioimplantable material

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biomaterial toxicology

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biomedical engineering

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blood-wetted biomaterial

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cytotoxicity testing

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prosthetic material

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thromboresistant material


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
2004   PhD   Biomaterial Engineering   Kings College University of London   3 International Student Awards
1999   BSc   Biological Sciences   Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine   With honors

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Health

 

Consultant

 

Expert primarily conducts and presents market opportunity analyses for private equity and independent sector organisations. As a result he has completed a number of competitor due diligence and ‘brand stretch' projects.

2007 to 2008

 

Circus Communications

 


 

Consultant

 

• Dr M, created communications strategies for a number of industry sectors including: creative industries, property, financial services, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and general healthcare. Expert also authored a number of thought-leadership articles for presentation at conferences and compiled global market reports detailing market sizes and growth rates in a number of verticals

2005 to 2007

 

Granta Design Limited

 

Medical Devices

 

Information Consultant

 

• Expert reviewed client data and made a series of actionable recommendations. Expert also authored content, amounting to over 250,000 words, citing over 4,000 references for the Cardiovascular Module of the Materials for Medical Devices Database. In addition, Expert created a diverse range of training materials for users, ranging from novices to experts


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Associate Royal College of Science Fellow Royal College of Medicine

Awards/Recognition

Best oral presentation by a young researcher at both the United Kingdom Society for Biomaterials Research Annual Conference (2003) and the European Society for Biomaterials Annual Congress (2002)


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has authored 3 papers a book and an online database

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert is expereinced in providing consultancy services to both private equity and public sector organisations, on previous projects Expert has:Identified relevant exogenous and endogenous drivers likely to impact market growth and dynamicsAnalysed short/ medium term implications of recent government policy on market opportunities, worked up the financial implications of a number of scenariosMade preliminary identifications of opportunity targetsAnalysed possible market entrants on the basis of market size and current capabilityAnalysed trends in equipment/ consumable spend in the NHSConducted competitor due diligence, in respect to both actual and potential, primary and acute care competitorsConducted quantitative analyses of key financial data and compared to benchmarksCreated a shortlist of suitable organisational options
  • Expert has worked extensively with a number of UK government agencies providing technical research, analysis on healthcare, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and medical devices. Expert also:Helped create communications strategies for the UK healthcare sector and related subsectors including: bionanotechnology, nutraceuticals, biomaterials, radioimaging and musculoskeletal sciencesConducted company reviews, critically assessing capability and mapping core competencies Conducted and assisted in stakeholder interviews and client presentationsFacilitated several workshop groupsCompiled global market reports detailing market sizes and growth rates in a number of healthcare subsectors, numbering over 300 pages and incorporating 350 primary and secondary information sourcesImplemented feedback from over 74 different peer-reviewersBecame a key point of contact with a number of UK Medilink organisations
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Expert Witness:
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Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   Semi-fluent, spoken with an accent
Spanish   conversational, spoken with an accent

Market Research:
Expert has worked closely with the UK's Department of Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform to provide insights on a number of health and physical science growth trends. Expert has authored a number of thought leadership pieces on the direction of implantable biomaterials, leveraging extensive contacts in academia and industry, and was a key contributor to The Future of Business: The Changing Face of Business In 21st Century Britain, where he is acknowledged as an expert in his field. Expert is also approved by Qinetiq as a trusted expert.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Expert has delivered a number of training seminars in the field of medical devices and related sciences, both during his doctorate and during his professional life. As a student, Expert delivered sessions and working demonstrations to undergraduates on subjects ranging from material characterisation, to in-vitro cell culture techniques. In his professional life Expert has delivered training sessions on the effective use of technology in the selection of materials fro orthopaedic and cardiovascular device applications.


 

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