thomas chandy
Male, 37 years old

Biomaterial expert with unique combination of medical device and technical knowledge. Strong academic credentials in human physiology and cardiovascular materials with test methods and model development. Published over 80 scientific papers in international Journals and 3 patents in the medical device and drug delivery area. Reviewer to 5+ international journals of repute in Drug delivery and Biomedical Research. Fifteen years of experience as a project lead and in Research & Development in medical device area (Heart Failure Technology, CHF and AF) and participated in a broad range of medical products including polymeric and tissue-based implantables, site specific drug delivery, medical diagnostics, blood/material studies and combination devices. Product Development experience of over 10 years with demonstrated success from concept through commercialization involving selection of materials, characterization, biological evaluation of materials, bench, feasibility tests and pre-clinical (animal) testing. A leader in interdicplinary programs of cross-functional teams with the ability to deliver results on time and within budget. Proven capabilities in statistical modeling, technology transfer and excellent communication skills. Specialties Biomaterials, Product Development, component testing and qualifying for implantables, Preclinical study Planning, Statistical Analysis, Strategic Planning, Physiology of Vascular Disease, site specific drug delivery, Tissue Engineering, surface induced thrombosis, Bioactive coatings, Blood compatibility and tissue compatibility