IOWA CITY, IOWA — iotaMotion, a medical device company developing advanced robotic systems for cochlear implant surgery, announced the formation of its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). Included among the members of the new board, are Craig A. Buchman, M.D., and J. Thomas Roland Jr., M.D., two renowned cochlear implant surgeons, who will join Dr. Bruce Gantz, the current Chair and Head of the Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Department at the University of Iowa, who serves as an advisor to the company.
“We are thrilled to have attracted the world’s leading experts in cochlear implants as we develop our suite of robotic-assisted systems that have the potential to significantly advance the state of technology for cochlear implant surgery. Importantly, the formation of our SAB serves as an endorsement for scientific and clinical enthusiasm for the technologies under development. We look forward to working closely with Dr. Buchman and Dr. Roland.” —Chris Kaufmann, M.D., co-founder of iotaMotion
The SAB will work closely with the iotaMotion management team as it advances its product pipeline.