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Eamonn Hobbs Joins Marvao Medical Board of Directors
Medical Technology Industry Leader Will Serve as Chairman of the Board
“Eamonn Hobbs is both an industry thought leader and a proven builder of successful organizations,”
“Marvao has reached an inflection point in its corporate development, and the invitation to join the Board of Directors and serve as chairman was quite compelling,”
A dual citizen of Ireland and the United States, Mr Hobbs brings to Marvao more than 30 years of leadership experience in a number of medical technology industry segments including interventional radiology, oncology, interventional cardiology, surgery, gastroenterology and medical device/pharmaceutical combination products. After graduating from the University of Massachusetts-
In addition to Marvao, Mr Hobbs also is Chairman of the Board of Morris Innovative, Inc., and is a member of the Board of Directors of Antares Pharmaceuticals ; Harmonic Medical, Inc. the MDMA and the Glens Falls (NY) Hospital.
About NexSite ESMTM
Many types of catheters exit the patient’s body through an open wound in the skin. Effective management of the catheter exit site using antibiotic ointments or antimicrobial dressings has been shown to reduce the risk of catheter related bloodstream infection (CRBSI) associated with these catheters. Marvao Medical’s innovative NexSite™ ESM™ technology is a novel technology for the management of the catheter exit site. It is based on tissue ingrowth and features our patented DISC™ (Dermal Ingrowth Support Collar) that enables the wound in the skin at the catheter exit site to heal. Marvao Medical is working to incorporate NexSite™ ESM™ technology on a broad range of long term implantable medical devices.
About Marvao Medical
Marvao Medical specializes in the development, manufacturing and marketing of innovative medical devices to address unmet clinical needs and deliver high quality of care to the patient population.
Based at the Innovation in Business Centre on the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology campus, Marvao Medical and is supported by investments from Enterprise Ireland, the Western Development Commission, Enterprise Equity and private investors. Marvao Medical has partnered with Harmac Medical Products (Castlerea, Roscommon) to manufacture NexSite catheter products.
More information can be obtained at www.marvaomedical.com.
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