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AIMD Companies Founded by David R. Fischell, Ph.D.

Dr. David R. Fischell is a serial entrepreneur who has founded nine biomedical device companies in the last fifteen years. He is chairman of the Cornell University Biomedical Engineering Advisory Board, and a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.

After earning his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Cornell University, Dr. Fischell joined Bell Laboratories in 1979 where, for 11 years, he performed and directed a wide range of research and development projects. He left Bell Labs in 1991 to work full time on medical devices. He currently holds 85 issued U.S. patents, and has published numerous papers in the fields of telecommunications, cardiology, radiobiology, and radiation dosimetry.

Dr. David R. Fischell is Dr. Robert Fischell’s son.

AIMD companies founded by Dr. Fischell include:

  • Angel Medical Systems, which is developing an implantable heart-attack monitor
  • NeuroPace, a developer of implantable brain stimulators to treat epilepsy.



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