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Avisa Pharma Inc

We have developed the first, rapid, point of care test for pneumonia that provides for appropriate use of antibiotics to combat antibiotic resistant infections

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Santa Fe, NM, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2010
  • Employees 6
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website avisapharma.com

Company Summary

Avisa is a venture-backed company developing and commercializing the first rapid, point-of-care breath test for the diagnosis of pulmonary infections.
The rise of antibiotic resistant infections costs the U.S. healthcare system over $20 billion each year. We are seeking $1,000,000 of a $3,000,000 Convertible Note financing of which $2,000,000 has been invested by current shareholders for runway expansion for $15 million Series B round underway.

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    David S Joseph
    President and CEO

    Co-Founder of Avisa Pharma with 40 years of lifescience experience, co-founder and CEO of four lifescience companies in medical technology, biomaterials and biopharmaceuticals. Successful exits include two public companies and two acquisitions.

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    Graham S Timmins, Ph.D.
    Chief Science Advisor

    Co-founder and Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of New Mexico. Patented and developed Avisa's stable, non-radioactive isotope technology platform. Recipient of multiple federal grants, over 50 scientific publications.

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    Elizabeth A Perkett, MD
    Chief Medical Officer

    Former Professor of Pulmonary Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Cystic Former professor of pulmonary medicine, Vanderbilt University. Full time Avisa CMO, over 50 recent clinical publications.

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    Matt Culler
    VP Finance

    Former investment bank analyst, venture partner and VP Finance and Operations of a clean tech company

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    VP Engineering and Product Management

    20 years of medical device experience and laser spectoscopy

Advisors

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    Kate Shay, Duane Morris, Philadelphia
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Previous Investors

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    Sun Mountain Capital, Santa Fe, New Mexico
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