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SpeechVive™ is a behind-the-ear device that improves speech clarity in patients with Parkinson’s disease improving daily communication.

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  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location West Lafayette, IN, USA
  • Currency USD

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    Patrick Schexnailder
    Technical Consultant

    Dr. Schexnailder has over 7 years of experience in the Biomedical Research and Development field. He holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from Purdue University. His primary focus in Biomedical Materials Research led him to develop and publish a number of technologies related to wound healing and biomedical implants. In addition, Dr. Schexnailder has experience in the FDA’s regulatory pathway and compliance focused on the Center for Devices an

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    John C. Hertig
    Executive Business Consultant

    Mr. Hertig graduated in 1974 from Purdue University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He started his career with E.I. DuPont de Nemours in Central Research developing automation equipment for medical device production. In 1980 Mr. Hertig moved to California and for the next 13 years worked for McGaw, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of medical devices and pharmaceutical products, rising through the ranks from Project Eng

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    Steve Mogensen
    Executive Business Consultant

    Mr. Mogensen currently serves as the Managing Director of the Purdue Biomedical Technology Incubator. Purdue BTI was created to bridge the gap between biomedical and life science research at Purdue University and the commercial markets by expediting the translation of intellectual property through standardized business development processes. Mr. Mogensen’s professional experience includes 20+ years in the medical device industry including 11 yea

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    Jessica Huber
    Inventor & Consultant

    Professor Huber received her Ph.D. in Speech Science from the University at Buffalo - State University of New York. She joined the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at Purdue University in fall 2001. Professor Huber was trained in the collection and analysis of physiologic data from the speech subsystems (respiratory, laryngeal, and articulatory). Specifically, she uses kinematic, aerodynamic, and acoustic analyses to descri

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    Brooke Beier
    Technical Consultant

    Dr. Beier obtained her B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. from the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University. During this time, her primary research focus was the development of implantable devices in the fields of cardiology, diabetes, and spinal cord injury. This experience resulted in numerous publications, patents, and device prototypes. Currently, Dr. Beier is a Development Engineer for the Purdue Biomedical Technology Incubator. She a

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    Jim Jones
    Development Engineer

    Mr. Jim Jones is the Engineering Resources Manager in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University, where he has specialized in designing and fabricating laboratory medical device prototypes for over twenty years. In addition, Mr. Jones provides IT support for the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. Mr. Jones is a co-inventor of the SpeechVive™ technology. Mr. Jones graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. degree i