Radisens appoints Neil Butler as Non-Executive Director
Cork, Ireland – Jul 22, 2011 – Radisens Diagnostics has announced the appointment of Neil Butler to the Board as Non-Executive Director. Neil has extensive knowledge of the medical diagnostics sector, acquired over many years in the industry. He was previously the founding CEO of both Oxford Biosensors and later Vivacta, developing the latter company from a technology into a successful point of care diagnostics company, where he completed successive financing rounds raising in excess of $25m and recruited a world class board comprising ex Chairman and Presidents of diagnostic majors that included Roche, J&J and Bayer.
Jerry O’Brien, Radisens’ Chief Executive, commented: “We are delighted to appoint someone of Neil’s calibre to the Board. He brings a wealth of commercial and operational expertise and his experience of building small, innovative businesses into multimillion pound companies is invaluable”.
Neil Butler added “What attracted me to Radisens is the compelling commercial vision and the breadth of the platform in being able to handle biochemistry, immunochemistry and hematology assays, all multiplexed on to a single panel. I look forward to working with such an innovative company that has the potential to transform the point of care sector.”
About Radisens Diagnostics
Radisens Diagnostics develops disruptive point-of-care diagnostic platforms and multiplexed test panels, which diagnose and monitor patients for multiple chronic and acute care conditions. This is the only point-of-care platform to integrate immunoassay, biochemistry and cellular haematology onto a single test panel. Using a finger-prick of blood, the analyser returns laboratory-grade results in the doctor’s office within minutes. With offices in Cork, Ireland and Boston, Massachusetts, Radisens Diagnostics is a convergence of medical diagnostics and consumer electronics using disruptive patent pending technology to deliver on the significant market and clinical need for decentralising diagnostics into point of care settings such as doctor’s offices, outpatient and emergency room departments, intensive care units and hospital bedsides.
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