NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Aug 2, 2012) - Alliqua, Inc. (
Dr. Brigido brings a wealth of experience to the team at Alliqua. He is a leading board certified Foot and Ankle surgeon for Coordinated Health, a physician owned hospital network serving eastern Pennsylvania, where he also serves as Chairman of the Institutional Review Board and Director of the Fellowship for Foot and Ankle Surgery. Dr. Brigido is a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons as well as a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.
As an active academician and researcher, focusing on the areas of acellular regenerative tissue scaffolds and foot and ankle reconstruction, Dr. Brigido has numerous publications that can be found in journals such as Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery and Foot and Ankle Specialist. He has also published research regarding lower extremity wound treatments in journals such as International Wound Journal and Advances in Skin and Wound Care. Additionally, Dr. Brigido has been instrumental in the development of products for the treatment of diabetic ulcers and hardware systems used in ankle and foot surgeries. Dr. Brigido graduated from Randolph-Macon College with a B.S. in Biology and received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Temple University.
Commenting on his new role at Alliqua, Dr. Brigido stated, "I am honored and excited to assume the role of chairman of the SAB at Alliqua, and to have the opportunity to work with such a dynamic and innovative company. Having had direct experience with Alliqua's SilverSeal®, silver based, hydrogel wound dressings, I believe this application, along with Alliqua's technology platform, has tremendous commercial potential in the areas of wound care and the transdermal delivery of a wide array of drugs. I look forward to working with the scientific and business team at Alliqua to help drive the development of Alliqua's products and deliver on this company's vast potential to help patients suffering from lower extremity wounds."
Commenting on Dr. Brigido's addition, Richard Rosenblum, President of Alliqua, stated, "As part of our corporate growth, it is important to surround ourselves with top talent in those areas where we are focusing our development and marketing efforts. As a surgeon and researcher, Dr. Brigido is keenly aware of the demands on wound care products and the role for transdermal applications for drug delivery. His experience as well as his professional reputation will be invaluable to us as we further our SilverSeal® commercialization plans. Additionally, as chairman, we are confident that he will play an active role in helping to steer our future development plans and product road map to maximize our growth potential in the coming years."
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