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O'Brien Medical

O'Brien Medical seeks to fund commercialization of the ETF, a diagnostic instrument aimed at lowering amputation rates in diabetics.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Orono, ME, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 1999
  • Employees 1
  • Incorporation Type LLC
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Company Summary

The company has developed the ETF, a novel vibratory sensation testing instrument for the diabetes market. The ETF essentially translates the most valuable features of the 128 Hz tuning fork into an electronic format. The result is a modern medical instrument allowing physicians to diagnose and track diabetic neuropathy at earlier stages thereby enabling more rapid implementation of preventative strategies aimed at reducing limb loss.


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    Todd O'Brien

    After earning a BS in biology, Dr. O'Brien graduated summa cum laude with a DPM degree in 1990. After residency, he was employed at a biomedical start-up in San Jose, California where he served in a variety roles. He has successfully licensed six surgical products and holds six issued patents. He is a graduate of the 2012 class of the Top Gun entrepreneurship acceleration program administered by the Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development.


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    Jeffrey Spaulding, Eaton Peabody, Bangor, Maine