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News Release - September 6, 2011
Restoration Robotics Promotes Mohan Bodduluri to Chief Technology OfficerNew Role Will Help to Further Advance ARTAS System Technology
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network)-- Restoration Robotics, Inc. a privately-held medical device company, today announced the promotion of one of its founders, Mohan Bodduluri to Chief Technology Officer.
Earlier this year, Restoration Robotics received 510K clearance from the Food & Drug Administration for its ground-breaking ARTAS™ System, where Dr. Bodduluri was instrumental in the development of this advanced technology from early stages, building the engineering team, leading the development, to production. The ARTAS™ System is a physician-controlled, state-of-the-art, interactive, computer-assisted technology that enables harvesting of hair follicles during hair restoration procedures.
In his new role, Dr. Bodduluri will be responsible for overseeing the development of all current and future technology along with exploring new business opportunities at Restoration Robotics.
“Mohan’s expert knowledge of sophisticated technology, coupled with his insight into the future of robotics, make this promotion a natural progression for him,” said Jim McCollum, Chief Executive Officer, Restoration Robotics. “Advancing our technology is the cornerstone to our business and I am confident that he will continue to move the Company’s technology expertise forward.”
Previously, Dr. Bodduluri was Vice President-R&D at Accuray Incorporated, the market leader in robotic radiosurgery. During his tenure there, he was responsible for leading its robotics work, field service, treatment planning software, and overall system design. He also played a central role in their clinical investigations and customer education.
Dr. Bodduluri received his Bachelor of Technology degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, and his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine.
“We are proud of ARTAS System where advanced technologies come together into an easy-to-use and safe solution that benefit both physicians and patients. I am excited about the extension of my role in driving the technology leadership for the company and in continuing to work closely with our customers,” comments Bodduluri.
About Restoration Robotics
Restoration Robotics, Inc., a privately held medical device company, is dedicated to revolutionizing the field of hair transplantation by developing and commercializing its state-of-the-art image-guided ARTAS System. This interactive, computer assisted system uses image-guided robotic arm to enhance the quality of hair follicle harvesting for the benefit of physicians and their patients. To learn more about Restoration Robotics and its unique technology, visit www.restorationrobotics.com. To learn more about hair loss and restoration, please visit the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons (ISHRS) at www.ishrs.org.
Source: Restoration Robotics
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