Dr. Engelman leads Coridea’s R&D efforts. He plays an integral role in the maturation of ideas from initial concept to fundable project to viable medical product. Dr. Engelman also leads all NIH Grant submissions on behalf of Coridea.
Prior to joining Coridea, Dr. Engelman was the Director of Research at a Cibiem, a medical device start-up. There he led the research effort from the initial back of the napkin concept, preclinical physiological studies, initial clinical feasibility trials, preclinical safety studies and development of two catheter-based therapeutic platforms with corresponding first in human clinical trials in Europe and Australia.
Dr. Engelman earned a PhD in Bioengineering from the University of Auckland and a MS in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Utah.