ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 28, 2012-- MPR Associates' Product Development Group, specializing in medical and consumer product development and industrial design, has recently hired Bruce Gray as Senior Project Manager. Mr. Gray has over 25 years of experience working with major medical device companies specifically relating to design, development, clinical study, and manufacturing of Medical Devices and Regenerative Medicine Technology.
While at MPR, Mr. Gray will utilize his experience, specifically in percutaneous catheters, surgical instrumentation and biological therapies by leading the design and development efforts of cardiovascular, peripheral vascular and neurological products, an identified growth area for MPR. Additionally, Mr. Gray will lend his expertise to the design and development of biologics specifically for the tissue repair and regeneration market areas.
"Bruce Gray possesses a comprehensive knowledge of interventional cardiology, transcatheter cardiovascular therapeutics, and cardiac surgery instrumentation," noted Christian Haller, Vice President of MPR Product Development. "This knowledge, combined with his experience in directing successful product launches and R&D teams makes him the optimal candidate to lead our product development initiatives in the cardiovascular transcatheter industry." Prior to coming to MPR, Mr. Gray held several Project Manager and R&D roles. Most notably, he successfully directed the team which designed, developed, and launched a Directional Coronary Atherectomy (DCA) catheter which generated millions in sales for the treatment of Saphenous Vein grafts.
Mr. Gray holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and has extensive knowledge of pre-clinical, clinical and regulatory requirements.
About MPR Product Development MPR Product Development is the experienced engineering and industrial design business division of MPR, specializing in the development of new technologies and products. MPR Product Development works with clients as a development partner from conceptualization through technology transfer and manufacturing. MPR Product Development provides all engineering, research and development, design and prototyping services, and regulatory support needed to commercialize our clients' products.
About MPR Associates MPR Associates is an employee-owned specialty engineering and project management services firm founded in 1964 headquartered in Alexandria, Va. MPR provides solutions to clients in the Nuclear Power, Energy, Federal Government, and Health & Life Sciences Markets. The company's state-of-the-art development, design, engineering, and project management support has produced more than 100 patents and "first-of-a-kind" proprietary solutions for its clients.
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