MicroMed Names Science Advisor

Houston-based MicroMed Cardiovascular, which is developing ventricular assistance devices for aiding in heart function, said yesterday that it has added Danny Bluestein, Professor of Bioengineering at SUNY-Stony Brook, to its Science Advisory Board. The firm said that Dr. Bluestein will aid the firm in developing its HeartAssist 5 ventricular assist device.