MedDev Scientific LLC provides high quality, value-added consulting services to medical device and life sciences companies. We are committed to helping our clients succeed.
We are experienced professionals with a proven track record in medical devices and life sciences.
Horng-Ban (Howard) Lin, PhD, PMP
Founder & Principal Consultant
Dr. Lin is a biomaterials expert and has more than 20 years of experience in medical device product development, project management and biomaterials research. He has developed products and technologies to treat a wide range of medical conditions, including cardiovascular, peripheral vascular, metabolic, orthopedic and cardiac rhythm diseases. His areas of expertise include implantable biomaterials (ePTFE, polyurethane, collagen and other resorbable materials), material characterization and analysis, coating chemistry and formulation, test method development and validation, process development and validation, preclinical study design and execution, project/program management and technology transfer. He is a certified project management professional (PMP) since 2006.
Prior to founding MDS, Dr. Lin was a full-time consultant at Integrated Project Management Company, Inc. He provided program management support to a world premier pharmaceutical company for the Biologics License Applications (BLAs) of oncology antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs). Previously, he was the Sr. Director of Materials Development at GI Dynamics that develops the first endoscopically-delivered device therapy for patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes and obesity. He was a project team leader at Boston Scientific Corporation leading cross-functional teams to develop new designs and technologies for ePTFE covered peripheral stent, vascular closure, vascular access and embolic protection devices. In addition, he served in various management and engineering positions with Collagen Matrix, Inc., ReGen Biologics and Meadox Medical, Inc. He has more than 20 issued and pending U.S. patents and over 10 scientific publications.
Dr. Lin holds a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a master’s in chemical engineering from Bucknell University and a B.S. in chemical engineering from National Taipei Institute of Technology (Taiwan).
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