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Varada Innovations Inc.

The ArthroTense, a minimally invasive diagnostic surgical tool that enables optimization of equine laryngoplasty (tie-back) surgeries

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Ithaca, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2012
  • Employees 4
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Company Summary

Varada Innovations develops surgical tools and implantable sensors that enable personalization of interventional procedures, such as soft tissue reconstructions, significantly improving patient outcomes while reducing healthcare costs. Our initial target is the equine laryngoplasty (tie-back) surgery market, where up to 40% of surgeries performed are unsuccessful.


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    Chief Operating Officer

    Fereshta, also a Silicon Valley native, received her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Davis in international relations. She has been involved in a wide variety of entrepreneurial ventures, ranging from real estate to event planning and design. She was consistently the top salesman during her real estate years. She is currently working at the office of the president at Cornell University.

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    Founder & Chief Executive Officer

    Abhiram, a Silicon Valley native, received his master’s degree in biomedical engineering from Cornell University in 2012. He has a strong background in medical research, medical device design, finance and small business. He has research and design experience in various fields including biomechanics, orthopedics, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), and others. His previous design work has been featured on the discovery channel website.

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    Chief Technical Officer

    Adam, is completing his PhD in Applied Physics at Cornell University. He has research and design experience in various fields including endoscopy, microscopy, and sensors. He previously received his BASc degree in Physics (Magna Cum Laude) from Brown University.


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    Unni Narayanan
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