– USA, CA – Bone Health Technologies, a leading innovator of technologies for improving bone health, today announced the appointments of Karen Drexler, Dr. Nancy Lynch, MD, and Dr. Sam Goldberger, MD, to its Board of Directors along with closing its $2.5 million funding round led by Good Growth Capital alongside Astia Angels, Ambit Health Ventures, Portfolia Femtech Fund, IT-Farm, Golden Seeds, Berkeley Angel Network, the Band of Angels, Reno Seed Fund as well as prominent individual Angel Investors.
“Our mission is to provide an effective and safe treatment for the more than 40 million Americans with low bone density – this capital and the expertise we are bringing to bear is exactly what we need to complete our pivotal trial and bring this important innovation to market,” said CEO, Laura Yecies.
“We have been involved with Bone Health Technologies since the early proof of concept stage and are thrilled to lead this investment round – the unmet need and hence the business opportunity is enormous” said John Osborne, Managing Partner, Good Growth Capital.
About Karen Drexler
A founding member of Astia Angels, Karen Drexler now joins the Bone Health Technologies board in addition to her board positions at ResMed (NYSE: RSMD), Outset Medical (Nasdaq: OM), Tivic Health, and VIDA Diagnostics. She brings extensive commercial and technical experience to the board team from a variety of health and medical focused organizations.
About Dr. Sam Goldberger
Dr. Sam Goldberger brings significant medical expertise to the BHT board. Dr. Goldberger is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Ambit Health Ventures and has over 28 years of surgical experience. Nancy Lynch, MD, MBA is also joining the board.
About Dr. Nancy Lynch
Dr. Lynch has more than 25 years of experience in the clinical and business elements of orthopedics. She is a Board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and has served as Chief Medical Officer of and consultant to several medical device companies.
About Bone Health Technologies
Bone Health Technologies is a San Francisco based company that applies science and medical expertise to create better health outcomes for women and men at risk of developing osteoporosis and the associated bone fractures. Initially created in the med-tech incubator TheraNova, Bone Health Technologies is poised to become the new standard of care in treating both osteoporosis and osteopenia.
Osteoboost is based on NASA research which proved that medical stimulation of bones through vibration would improve bone health in astronauts. Studies have shown that one 30-minute treatment with OsteoBoost reduced bone loss activity in all study participants.
For more information: http://www.bonehealthtech.com/
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