advanced orthopedic surgery and tissue regeneration
Implant associated infection and biofilm infection
Thomas catalyzes and supports the translation of science and technology into valuable solutions for his clients, patients and consumers across the medical device, consumer and health tech sectors.
His journey started in human medicine in Switzerland with a deep and everlasting impact by mentor Prof. Maurice E. Mueller (Bern). He has been part of high paced surgical teams treating racehorses, worked with industry to develop and gain approval for medical device products and constantly seeks new opportunities to create value for his organization. He is passionate about being part of the future of healthcare where science intersects with the rapid advancements in healthcare technology.
Our program is focused on pre-clinical and clinical (VICH-GL9) translational research. Leveraging the multi-disciplinary specialties at Penn Vet, our team provides a refined platform for successful translation and de-risking of emerging new technologies using experimental and naturally-occurring disease models. We partner with academia, pharmaceutical and medical-device companies, and government agencies, to meet a broad range of R&D needs.
Specialties: Veterinary Surgery, preclinical study design and execution from proof-of-concept to pivotal trials compliant with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Regulations, 21 CFR Part 58 and VICH-GL9. Bioskills training and prototype testing.
VMD (Veterinary Medicine) University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, 1996