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NIRx Medical Technologies, LLC

NIRx develops wearable neuroimaging technology that explores brain function in social settings and natural environments.

  • Stage $3M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2000
  • Employees 10
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Company Summary

NIRx is an early stage biomedical imaging company comprised of accomplished scientists, engineers and software developers who are focused on implementing next generation neuroimaging resources to explore new frontiers in brain function. Our company has a comprehensive patent portfolio, is profitable and has had a 25% sales growth per annum over the past three years. We operate through a world-wide network of 17 distributors in 30 countries.


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    Richard Andrew Barbour
    Managing Vice President

    Richard Barbour received his BA degree in Economics from the University of Miami. Since joining NIRx in 2008, he has established a world-wide distributor network and grown sales by 300%. His responsibilities are in Sales-Marketing and Business Development.

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    Christoph H. Schmitz
    Director of Engineering

    Dr. Schmitz received his Ph. D. degree in Physics from the University of Hannover, Germany, and has a strong background in laser optics, medical physics and electronic system design. He has published more than 30 peer review and conference papers and has served as Principal Investigator on grant awards from the National Cancer Institute and the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Dr. Schmitz oversees NIRx European operations in Berlin, Germany.

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    Yong Xu
    Director of Software Development

    Dr. Xu obtained his M.S. Degree in Physics from Chengdu University of Science and Technology and in 1995 received his Ph.D. Degree in Physics from the Southwest Jiaotong University. Dr. Xu is experienced in the use of mathematical and experimental techniques for acquiring and analyzing optical tomographic data. He is the primary author of 14 peer review and conference papers and is the lead architect for software development.

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    Harry L. Graber
    Senior Application Specialist

    Dr. Graber received his B.A. in Chemistry from Washington University in 1983 and his Ph.D. in Physiology and Biophysics from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in 1998. Dr. Graber has published more than 50 peer review and conference reports and has been associated with the development of the field of optical tomography since its inception in the late 1980's.

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    Randall Locke Barbour

    Dr. Barbour holds a Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry from Syracuse University and is Professor of Pathology and Bioengineering at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Barbour is regarding as a founding father of the field of optical tomography, has published more than 200 peer review and conference reports, holds 17 patents and has received more than $15M in grant awards from numerous federal agencies.


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    Stammell and Schager, 1 Liberty St New York, NY 10006
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    Christopher Gaun, CPA, Sea Cliff, NY, 11579

Previous Investors

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    3 Private Investors: $500,000 Capital raised early stages