PEOPLE - Changes at Avery Biomedical Devices:
This article was originally published in Clinica
John Elefteriades, a senior surgeon and veteran of the cardiology sector, has been elected to the board of directors Avery Biomedical Devices (Commack, New York). Dr Elefteriades is the William W L Glenn Professor of cardiothoracic surgery and chief of cardiac surgery at Yale University and Yale-New Haven Hospital. He has numerous publications to his name and has been instrumental in the development and testing of many medical devices, including the firm's flagship product, an implantable "breathing pacemaker", which enables seriously disabled patients to breathe without mechanical ventilation.