Ankit Agarwal, PhD, Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer
Dr Agarwal is leading the commercialization of the platform technologies of the company, that he coinvented in his postdocotral resarch during 2007-2012 in the Chemical and Biological Engineering department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr Agarwal has 10 years of research experience developing advanced biomaterials for medical devices and tissue engineering. In 2009-2010, he had one year entrepreneurial training as one of the 13 Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurial Postdoctoral Fellows in the U.S. to commercialize his scientific discoveries.
Nicholas L Abbott, PhD, Co-Founder, Chair of the Board
Dr Abbott is Professor and Chairmain of the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr Abbott has 20 years of experience in colloid and surface science, and is an internationally recognized leader in the field. He is the cofounder of Platypus Technologies LLC, a nanotechnology company based in Fitchburg, WI.
Michael J Schurr, MD, Co-Founder
Dr Schurr is Professor of Surgery and Burn and Trauma Surgeon at the School of Medicine, University of Colorado-Denver, with 20 years experience in surgical treatment of acute and chronic wounds.
Christopher J Murphy, DVM, PhD, Co-Founder
Dr Murphy is Professor of Surgical and Radiological Sciences in the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California-Davis. Dr. Murhpy has over 25 years experience in corneal wound healing and surgery. Dr Murphy is the cofounder of two biotech companies in Madison, WI.
Jonathan F McAnulty, DVM, PhD, Co-Founder
Dr McAnulty is Professor of Surgery and a veterinary surgeon with 25 years experience in organ transplants and small animal surgery. He is Chairman of the Surgical Sciences department in the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Charles J Czuprynski, PhD, Co-Founder
Dr. Czuprynski is Professor in the department of Pathobiology in the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison, with 25 years research experience in host defense against bacterial infections.