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Bluegrass Advanced Materials LLC

Developing therapeutic products containing polymeric controlled release forms of natural antioxidants to address underserved market needs.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Lexington, KY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2012
  • Employees 2
  • Website bgamaterials.com

Company Summary

Bluegrass Advanced Materials is developing controlled released products to deliver naturally occurring antioxidants. Currently we have SBIR funding to develop a suspension of curcumin polymer to prophylactically treat oral mucositis. We have SBIR applications under review to develop a curcumin polymer film to prevent post-surgical adhesions. Our business model is to develop, demonstrate safety and efficacy, and then license out the products.

Team

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    Joe Wyse
    President and CEO

    Dr. Wyse has over 20 years of experience employed directly or as a consultant to life science companies. He has broad strategic consulting, business development, cGMP manufacturing, intellectual property portfolio management, patent landscape analysis, technology valuation and strategic options assessments.

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    Nihar Shah
    Director of Research

    Dr. Shah has over 8 years of experience in biomedical polymers, polymer synthesis, controlled drug delivery, characterization techniques, wound healing, in vitro and ex vivo studies, and imaging.

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    Thomas Dziubla
    Managing Member

    Dr. Dziubla has extensive experience in the synthesis and characterization of antioxidant-PBAE polymers as well as biochemical assays for oxidative stress and inflammation.He also has experience with microparticle manufactoring methods.

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    J. Zach HIlt
    Managing Member

    Dr. Hilt has considerable experience in the synthesis and characterization of monomers, polymers, gels, and drug-monomer and polymer synthesis procedures and microparticle manufacturing methods.

Advisors

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    Mark McAndrew, Taft, Cincinnati
    Lawyer
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    Mark DeSalvo, DeSalvo & Assoc., Cincinnati
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Dr. J. Zach Hilt
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    Dr. Thomas Dziubla
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