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Ultradian Diagnostics, LLC

Ultradian is a medical device company developing continuous, wireless, on-patient biosensors for monitoring chronic disease.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Rensselaer, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2005
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Ultradian was founded in 2005 to improve the accuracy of minimally invasive biosensors so people with chronic illness can better manage and treat their disease.


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    John Willis

    John Willis, PhD. is a serial entrepreneur with over 25 years experience in the medical device industry. Dr. Willis holds 20 patents in the field of biosensors and is a recognized expert in the design, development, and manufacturing scale-up of high volume disposable biosensors.

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    Ted Minior
    VP Manufacturing

    Ted is responsible for mechanical design, prototyping, and manufacture of Ultradian’s products. Ted has a long record of success in semi-automated and automated manufacturing processes that resulted in the introduction of numerous products for the medical device industry. Ted has nearly 40 years of experience in mechanical design, engineering and manufacturing, all within the medical device industry.

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    Chris Gesswein
    VP Bus. Dev.

    Chris is responsible for business strategy and planning, fund-raising, and regulatory compliance. Chris has 15 years of business experience bringing technologies from concept to market working as a new product development specialist for early-stage and large multinational diagnostic companies. Chris is a board certified Medical Technologist with 8 years of experience as a Generalist working in all areas of a clinical laboratory.

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    Andrew Armenia
    Proj. Mgr. Elec. Engr.

    Andrew has over 7 years of experience in the areas of applied electronics, software development, and embedded systems design. Since 2006, Andrew has worked with Ultradian developing micropower potentiostat systems for electrochemical measurements, building embedded firmware to process and wirelessly transmit biosensor data, and assembling complete prototype systems for use in clinical studies.


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    Whiteman Osterman & Hanna
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    Teal, Becker & Chiramonte