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Michael (Moshe) Kasser has been involved in the regulation of medical devices since he obtained his Ph.D. in materials science and engineering. His thesis focused on novel materials used in joint replacement, and upon graduation, he immediately put this knowledge to use at the FDA as a scientific reviewer of orthopaedic devices. Michael brought a powerful and unique blend of the regulatory know-how and technical understanding required to comprehend and address the FDA's scientific concerns with novel technologies.
Today, Michael has combined that understanding with a knack for explaining technical concepts in a way that both the industry and FDA can easily understand. He uses his knowledge and communications skills to assist medical device companies to clear FDA hurdles and bring novel technologies to the U.S. market. This includes cutting edge technologies such as brain/computer interfaces, robotic surgical systems, cartilage replacement devices, wearable sensors, digital health, and many others.
Michael provides deep technical knowledge in the areas of mechanical testing, MRI safety testing of implants, biocompatibility testing, chemical characterization, and electrical testing. He published articles in both scientific and regulatory journals on a variety of topics. His favorite hobby is boardgaming with friends.
- Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland, summa cum laude, 2009
- B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland, magna cum laude, 2006
- Member, American Society for the Testing of Materials (ASTM), 2012-2013