OUR TEAM, ADVISORS AND PROVIDERS.
Dr. Joe Tunac
Chairman and President
Dr. Tunac is a medical scientist specializing in the discovery and development of drugs and has 40 years of drug development experience for Merck, Warren Lambert Park Davis, Fermical and Farmaceutix where he discovered the anti-embolic mechanism. 30+ patents and patents pending and more than 35 scientific publications. Graduate studies at S. Dakota St. and Penn St., doctorate from Rutgers, NJ; The Waksman Institute: the birthplace of antibiotics
Chief Executive Officer
Mike is a serial entrepreneur and team leader with 15 years experience managing 24/7 high-tech operations followed by 15 years of entrepreneurship and strategic advisory leading, funding, growing and commercializing innovations across the spectrum of industries and technologies including startups and turnarounds. Mike graduated from The University of Detroit Jesuit (go Cubs), and attended Western Michigan; Psychology/Business Admin, U of D Mercy; Cam Design and the University of Michigan; Entrepreneurial Development program.
Chief Financial Officer
Brett gained his Corporate Finance/Mergers and Acquisitions experience as a VP in the Investment Banking Group for Rodman & Renshaw in New York and Chicago, Senior Associate in the Dean Witter Reynolds Corp Finance Group and as an audit professional for Touche Ross & Co. in New York. Brett graduated from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in Economics and received his MBA in Finance from New York University - Stern School of Business.
Analytical and Clinical Advisors
Meeghage Madusanka Perera, Ph.D,
Data Analysis, profile and algorithm development
Meeghage is an experienced data scientist and computational physicist with an outstanding problem solving, analysis and machine learning skill set. He is passionate about extracting useful information from large-scale unstructured data to create unprecedented business values. Meeghage is providing data analytical work for Arterez to develop disease profiles and proprietary algorithms for disease identification and characterization. He holds a Ph.D. in Physics, Wayne State University and a B.S in Physics, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. He is a Sun certified programmer for the Java 2 platform 1.4, AI: From Neural Networks to Artificial Consciousness - Stanford Continuing Studies, Machine Learning, Neural Networks and Deep Learning, Improving Deep Neural Networks and AWS Fundamentals: Going Cloud-Native, Creating Serverless Applications
Clinical and Regulatory Advisor
Bonnie is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases (ABIM and NBPAS) and interventional cardiology (NBPAS). She holds a Master of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the Council on Clinical Cardiology and the American Heart Association. She is a past President of SCAI. She has been the Principal Investigator for many industry and government sponsored research activities for pharmaceuticals, medical devices and connected health societies and has been instrumental in the design and execution of clinical trials leading to regulatory approvals and post market data acquisition and serves on the board of the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons (NBPAS).