Sal Braico - President and CEO. Before co-founding Flex Biomedical, Sal was the Chief Operating Officer of ConjuGon, an antibacterial biotech company, from 2002 to 2008. He has an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a BS in Marine Engineering from the US Merchant Marine Academy. Sal also served as a Lieutenant in the US Naval Reserve.

Hideki Suzuki, PhD - Chief Scientific Officer. Dr. Suzuki was the chief scientist at ConjuGon from 2002 to 2008. He has 20 years of experience and has two issued patents, numerous pending patents and also was the Principle Investigator on numerous grants. He received a Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo and had post-doctoral positions at the Ohio State University and Cornell University.

Michel Wathier, PhD - Vice President of Research & Development. Michel was a Project Manager in the Grinstaff lab in the departments of Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry at Boston University. He received his PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Avignon, France. He is an inventor on five patent applications including the application for the Flex Polymer™. He is also a co-inventor on patent applications that are being commercialized by Hyperbranch Medical Technology.

Osteoarthritis (OA) - Incurable and painful disease in which cartilage and synovial fluid break down inside of joints.