EpiWatch closes Financing Round

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EpiWatch closes the financing round, a digital health company that focuses on epilepsy in Baltimore, MD.

The identities of the backers have not been disclosed.

The company will use the funds to validate its medical software for tonic-clonic epileptic seizures detection and alerting.

EpiWatch’s CEO Dean Papadopoulos and Executive Chairman Michael Singer are leading the delivery of innovative and integrated services to people with epilepsy. This allows them, their caregivers and their doctors to manage their condition better. EpiWatch will bring together epilepsy patients, their caregivers, doctors, and researchers to improve research, care, and outcomes. Initial plans include a proprietary technology to detect and alert for dangerous tonic-clonics (PST).Grand mal) seizures. The company was founded by Nathan Crone, M.D. and Gregory Kraus, M.D., Professors of Neurology and epileptologists at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and uses technology licensed from Johns Hopkins University.

EpiWatch announced the following additions to their Board of Directors in tandem with the close of financing:

Daniel F. Hanley Jr. MD – Dan is Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Anesthesiology/Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Founder and Director of the Division of Brain Injury Outcomes (BIOS) at Johns Hopkins Medicine. His 35-years of experience include clinical trial design, organization, and interpretation of drug or device trials; the development of strategic research plans; FDA regulatory compliance.

Richard C. Schmitt – Dick brings a long career in higher education administration, executive search, and coaching. Early in his career, Dick was an assistant dean at the Stern School of Business at New York University. Dick has two decades of experience in executive search, most recently as Managing Director, Europe for A. T. Kearney Executive Search based in Brussels. He has served on 10 boards. Dick graduated with an MBA from Tuck School. He remains active in alumni affairs.

Richard W. Thomas (MD, DDS) and Major General, U.S. Army, Retired – Tom was most recently the President of the Uniformed Services University and Director, Healthcare Operations and Chief Medical Officer, Defense Health Agency (DHA). Tom has experience as a senior leader in healthcare, an academic leader, and as a University president. He also brings extensive leadership and personnel management expertise in policy development, healthcare operation, strategic planning, as well as experience in leadership and staff management.

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