BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bone Biologics Corporation announced the engagement of Scott D. Boden, MD as Chief Medical Advisor. Dr. Boden is a tenured Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Emory University School of Medicine and serves as the Director of the Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center, Vice Chair of Orthopaedics, CMO/CQO of The Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital, and Emory Healthcare Physician Director of Strategy and Development for Orthopaedics & Spine Programs. He is also the Clinical Director of the Whitesides Orthopedic Research Laboratory.
Dr. Boden's laboratory at Emory University conducts research and has clinical expertise focused on small molecules that are osteoinductive and target different aspects of the musculoskeletal tissue formation pathway; and large molecules that include protein, amino acids and designer chemicals. His achievements include: the discovery of four families of osteoinductive small molecules; safety/toxicity and efficacy profiling; completion of cell culture step; completion of rodent studies for one family of molecules; and carrier supplier identified and contracted.
Dr. Boden has received numerous awards for his work and is the author of more than 175 peer-reviewed articles on spine and basic science topics including a paper published for the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery; as well as 30 chapters and seven textbooks. He is co-editor of Seminars in Spine Surgery, a deputy editor of SPINE, and a reviewer for the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, and the European Spine Journal.
“Dr. Boden brings in-depth experience and perspective to our business and further validates our science,” said Steve La Neve, CEO and President of Bone Biologics. “His reputation and expertise will help Bone Biologics in our quest to improve clinical outcomes and reduce total healthcare delivery costs associated with lumbar spinal fusion.”
Most recently, Dr. Boden served as President of the American Orthopedic Association. He received his B.A. and M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and completed an Orthopedic Residency at The George Washington University Medical Center, followed by a Spine Fellowship at Case Western Reserve University Hospitals.
About Bone Biologics
Bone Biologics (OTCQB:BBLG) was founded to pursue regenerative medicine for bone.
Bone Biologics Corporation is undertaking groundbreaking work with the three founders and select strategic partners, building on unprecedented research on the Nell-1 molecule that has produced a significant number of studies and publications in peer reviewed scientific literature.
Bone Biologics is currently focusing its development efforts for its bone graft substitute product on bone regeneration in spinal fusion. Nell-1 is a recombinant human protein growth factor that is essential for normal bone development.
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