Artimplant USA Medical Advisory Board

Artimplant has formed a Medical Advisory Board (MAB) in the US comprising leading surgeons with a diversity of expertise in the field of orthopedic and podiatric medicine. The MAB will provide feedback and guidance to Artimplant and develop knowledge of Artimplant's products.

The members of the Artimplant USA Medical Advisory Board (MAB) are: Eric Giza, MD, Edward Diao, MD, Joseph M. Berman, MD, Janos P. Ertl MD, Wayne Gersoff MD, Keith Jacobson, DPM, Jason R. Miller, DPM and Lars Peterson, PhD, MD. A closer presentation of the MAB members can be found on Artimplant's website

“The Medical Advisory Board’s collective expertise, insights and real-world clinical experience will be instrumental as we continue to grow,” said Kjell Thörnbring, CEO, Artimplant AB. “We are honored to have assembled such an impressive group of key opinion leaders who will help us increase the knowledge about the use of our products in the US market.”

For further information, please contact:
Kjell Thörnbring, CEO
Telephone: +46 703 119 025

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Artimplant is a biomaterials company focused on solutions to problems in orthopedics. We restore health through the development, production and marketing of degradable implants that regenerate body functions and improve quality of life. Our products, made from Artelon®, meet unmet clinical needs and are marketed in a growing number of therapy areas. Artimplant produces implants for treatment of osteoarthritis in hands and feet as well as shoulder and other soft tissue injuries.

Artimplant is a public company, listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm in the Small Cap segment and in the healthcare sector.

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Artimplant is a research- and development company, active within bio-materials.