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Advanced Closure Systems Inc.

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  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical Devices
    • Biomaterials
    • Surgical Equipment & Devices
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Wound Healing & Tissue Repair
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Advanced Closure Systems Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Alistair McLaren, CFO
    Stuart Edwards, Chmn.
    Olex Hnojewyj, PhD, VP, R&D
    Greg Cruise, PhD, Dir. Research
  • Contact Info
  • Advanced Closure Systems Inc.
    735 Palomar Ave.
    Sunnyvale, CA 94086
    USA
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