David Masters, Ph.D.
Dr. Masters has been a director since April 2015, and served as our Chief Technical Officer from April 2015 to December 2017. Dr. Masters is the founder of and served as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer of Gel-Del Technologies, Inc., from 1999 to December 2017, while for Gel-Del he developed and obtained significant patents for the proprietary biomaterial technology and product applications acquired by us from Gel-Del.
Dr. Masters is recognized internationally as a leading expert in biomaterials and local drug delivery, and over the past twenty years he has developed and obtained patents for many novel biomaterials and drug delivery products, including implantable medical devices for neurologic, vascular, orthopedic, urologic and dermal applications. Dr. Masters’ former academic career included teaching courses and doing significant research at Harvard Medical School and The Mayo Clinic. He received a B.A. Degree in Biochemistry, a Master’s Degree in Chemistry, and a Ph.D. in Behavioral and Neural Sciences from Rutgers University.