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PainBlox, Inc.

PainBlox, Inc. is a Charlotte based company in the pre-manufacturing prototype stage, which has a patent for products that will provide a much more user frie...

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2011

Company Summary

PainBlox, Inc. is a Charlotte based company in the pre-manufacturing prototype stage, which has a patent for products that will provide a much more user friendly solution than what currently exists for chronic and periodic pain relief. Chronic pain is a big problem: 120 million Americans, and, at least as many individuals around the world, suffer from chronic pain yearly. Many millions more experience pain at some point each year.

Team

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    Jacques Lemmetti
    Board of Directors

    President and CEO of Hartmann-Conco
    President of Smith & Nephew wound care
    Ross Laboratories
    Miles Pharmaceutical and Cyanamid
    BA Biochemistry and MBA Markeitng

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    Deborah Anne Straughn
    CEO

    Helped bring stagnant medical technology company to IPO preparation
    Senior Vice President JP Morgan Chase
    University of Pennsylvania, MBA Wharton School
    CEO/COO management experience

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    Richard Kent Riddle
    Inventor & CTO

    His clinical applications and design inputs led to many innovative developments with companies such as Guidant Corporation, Arterial Vascular Engineering, Medtronic, and Precision Vascular Systems. He led the clinical effort in LVAD breakthrough technology at Cardiac Assist.

    Degrees in Health Sciences and Nursing
    Decorated former military officer
    Assisted in the acquisition of Arterial Vascular Engineering by Medtronics

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    Barry Cantrell
    CMO

    Experience as a communications and marketing consultant to Fortune 500 companies and start-ups
    Expertise in the development and launch of new products
    Oxford University