Pulse Scientific Team
Allen holds a chemistry degree from McMaster University and has received CQE, CQA, CQT, CQIA, CRE, and CQM designations from the American Society of Quality. His experience includes QA/QC, Regulatory, Research, Production, and Managing Sales Networks globally. He has taught quality courses part-time at Humber for more than 20 years and is co-holder of a patent. He was featured in Profit Magazine in the November, 2003 issue as an Entrepreneur who finds pleasure in teaching.
F. WALTER SCHMIDT
Senior Sales Consultant
After attending Mohawk College, Walter spent several years in the Industrial Laboratory industry. Over the years, he's introduced several diagnostic tests to Canada, including the first Mono Test, Immunological Pregnancy Test, HIV Test, West Nile Virus test, and Zika Virus test. Walter holds multiple patents, including patents for Swab Retaining Vial Caps for Microbiology and Virology and for Photosensitive Assays/Body Fluids. He has founded and owned several companies over the years, including J & G Plastics, NCS Diagnostics/Medical Products, Nova-Century Scientific, and Pulse Scientific Inc. Walter brings decades of sales, marketing and development experience in the Medical Device Industry to KSL | Pulse Scientific in his current role as Senior Sales Consultant.
Quality Assurance Coordinator
Puja Chopra holds a Science degree from Delhi University, completed advanced courses in Life Sciences from McMaster University and received an Advanced Quality Assurance and Management Certificate from Sheridan College. She has over 20 years of experience in the Medical Device Industry. The scope of her work includes preparing New Device Submissions to Health Canada and maintaining Medical Device and Establishment Licences with Health Canada. Under her supervision of the QA/Regulatory Affairs department, the Company has successfully passed numerous ISO Audits, FDA Inspection, Health Canada, Public Health Agency of Canada, Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Transport Canada Dangerous Goods Audits.
Kevin is an accomplished biotechnology executive with formidable experience identifying and building value in promising new technologies through collaborative licensing and internal basic research. Working closely with regulatory authorities at all levels: departments of health, FDA and international bodies, he has driven development, regulatory clearance and commercialization of numerous novel reference laboratory tests and IVDs in the US and rest of world. He is responsible for validation and approval of many LDTs and 510k of more than 50 assays and medical devices.
LAKSHMANAN SURESH, DDS, MS, PhD
Dr. Suresh is a world-class scientist with broad experience in oral surgery, immunology, diagnostics and pathology. He is board-certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. He is also board certificated in Laboratory Immunology by American Board of Medical Laboratory Immunology. He has authored numerous publications and book chapters, holds several patents and maintains research collaborations around the world. He is a Clinical Professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
LONG SHEN, PhD
Dr. Long Shen is a founding partner of KSL Biomedical. Drawing upon scientific and medical training in Xiamen University, China and The University at Buffalo, USA, he has performed as translational biomedical research innovative scientific program leader for over 15 years in academic programs and private industry. Dr. Shen has made significant contributions to the identification of novel biomarkers for the early diagnosis of autoimmune disease and associated B-cell lymphomas. Dr. Shen has authored more than 25 peer-reviewed publications in high impact research journals and is co-inventor on a number patents in this field.