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Hire Dr. Paul Higham
United States
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Global Business Development and Technical Executive with extensive experience in Medical Device Industry.

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Services
Work Experience

Venture Partner

FundRx

January 2019 - Present

Chief Scientific Officer

Agnovos Healthcare

March 2015 - Present

President

Higham Consulting

January 2012 - Present

Education

Ph.D. (corrosion Science)

University of Manchester

October 1973 - September 1976

Certifications
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Publications
CONFERENCE PAPER
(2019). Triphasic Implant Material Retains Biomechanical Integrity For 12 Weeks In a New In Vitro Model of Osteoporotic Trabecular Bone. paper 772.
(2000). A novel method for solution deposition of hydroxyapatite onto 3 D porous metallic surfaces. MRS vol 599.
(1990). HA coatings deposited by air vs low pressure plasma spraying. Bioceramics, v3.
(1989). Effect of an electromagnetic field used for bone growth stimulation on corrosion of 316 stainless steel. Materials Research Society vol 110.
PATENT
(2012). Radiovisible hydrogel intervertebral disc nucleus. 8,197,547.
(2011). Injectable calcium phosphate cement. 7,892,347.
(2011). Injectable calcium phosphate cement. 7.892,346.
(2008). Injectable calcium phosphite cement. 7,459,018.
(2008). Ion treated Hydrogel. 7,332,117.
(2005). Calcium phosphate composition and method of preparing same. 6,849,275.
(2004). Antibiotic calcium phosphate coating. 6,821,528.
(2004). Method of making an ion treated hydrogel. 6,783,721.
(2003). porous calcium phosphate cement. 6,670,293.
(2003). Antibiotic calcium phosphate coating. 6,596,338.
(2003). Calcium phosphate composition and method of preparing same. 6,558,709.
(2003). Porous calcium phosphate cement. 6,547,866.
(2002). Apparatus for mixing a liquid and a dry powder. 6,494,611.
(2001). Hydrogel intervertebral disc implantation method. 6,280,475.
(1999). Hydrogel intervertebral disc nucleus. 5,976,186.
(1998). Coated femoral stem prosthesis. 5,800,559.
(1998). Method and apparatus for injecting an elastic spinal implant. 5,800,549.
(1993). In situ modification of Alginate. 5,266,326.
(1993). Bone growth stimulator. 5,263,985.
Cement mixing and dissension device. 6,592,251.
JOURNAL ARTICLE
(2007). The role of cement viscosity on cement bone apposition and strength. The Journal of Arthroplasty.
(2003). Effect of choice if surgical glove on dough time measurements of acrylic bone cement. Biomaterials.
(2003). Mixing of acrylic bone cement effect of oxygen on setting properties. Biomaterials.
(2002). In vitro and in vivo degradation of bioabsorbable PLLA spinal fusion cages. J Biomed Mater Res.
(2002). A new method for the estimation for the absorption time of bioabsorbable polymers in the body. Technology and Healthcare.
(1993). A histomorphometric and histologic analysis of the implant interface in five successful, autopsy-retrieved, noncemented porous-coated knee arthroplasties. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.
(1992). Hydroxyapatite prosthetic coatings advantages and disadvantages. Biomatereriali.
(1989). Cobalt chromium and nickel concentrations in the body fluids of patients with porous coated knee or hip prostheses. J of Orthopaedic Research v 7.
(1987). Anodic polarization of porous coated Vitallium alloy-effect of passivation. ASTM STP 953.
(1987). Histological examination of the bone-metal interface in removed human prostheses using a new processing technique. Biomaterials and Clinical applications, Vol 7.
(1986). Ion implantation as a tool for improving the properties of orthopaedic alloys. Materials Research Society Sym Proc Vol 55.
(1979). Influence of the deposition parameters on the structure of ion plated chromium. Thin Solid Films.
(1978). Mechanisms of wear of the metal surface during fretting of steel on polymers. Corrosion Science.
(1978). The influence of polymer composition on the wear of the metal surface during fretting of steel on polymer. Wear.
(1978). The influence of experimental conditions on the wear of the metal surface during fretting of steel on polycarbonate. Wear.
(1977). Changes in the surface morpholhgyof polycarbonate induced by fretting. J Materials Science.
(1977). Fretting Induced damage between contacting still polymer surfaces. Tribology International.
BOOK CHAPTER
(2004). Three year follow up of bioabsorable PLLA cages for lumbar inter body fusion, in vitro and in vivo degradation. Biomaterials,From Molecules to engineered tissues.
(1984). Coating and Surface Modification. Metal and Ceramic Biomaterials Vol. 2.