Company finds solution for lower-leg amputees

A FRESH START: BI Medical helps solve a bacteria and odor issue for lower-leg amputees. At the company’s West Greenwich headquarters are, from left: James Wagner, CEO and president; Elizabeth Stone, business director; Michael Stone, director of research; and Jay Vincelli, laboratory director. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
A FRESH START: BI Medical helps solve a bacteria and odor issue for lower-leg amputees. At the company’s West Greenwich headquarters are, from left: James Wagner, CEO and president; Elizabeth Stone, business director; Michael Stone, director of research; and Jay Vincelli, laboratory director. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
INNOVATIVE COMPANIES | BIOTECHNOLOGY AND LIFE SCIENCES In his 35 years as a surgeon, Brown University professor and emeritus director of orthopedic trauma at Rhode Island Hospital, Dr. Christopher Born, noticed a pervasive problem with prosthetic liners used to merge prosthetic limbs to patients. The chafing of skin cells and collection of debris and bacterial…

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