Programmable RFID microchips for laboratory animal, pet and wildlife identification.
MEET OUR TEAM
Chief Executive Officer
Craig's Biography coming soon. Hobbies: Craig enjoys flying, golfing...
Chief Scientific Officer
Matthew Ruiter started his research career working in a contract research laboratory that specialized in CNS research and drug testing. He worked as lead surgeon and performed complex catheterizations and drug infusion studies on rodents, canines, and primates. In this position, Matt also served as Study Director and Chairman of the IACUC committee. After 8 years in that role, Matt took on a new challenge as Vice President for a medical device company that provided catheters, infusion pumps and software for laboratory research. In this position, Matthew traveled the world performing contract surgeries and teaching drug infusion procedures for all animal species. His extensive experience in these fields is what led him to where he now as CSO of UID. Hobbies: Matt enjoys fishing...
VP of Sales & Marketing
José Gadea joins UID from DURECT Corporation, a specialty pharmaceutical company located in Cupertino, California, where he held multiple positions with increasing responsibilities. In his most current role, José served as Senior Product Marketing Manager leading the sales and marketing operations for implantable drug delivery devices (ALZET® and iPRECIO®) and other ancillary products for laboratory animal research. José brings over 19 years of sales and marketing experience promoting and selling products to the life science market. Prior to DURECT, José held the position of therapeutic sales specialist at ALZA Pharmaceuticals. He also has over five years of combined academic and biotechnology research experience in the fields of cancer immunology, cell and gene therapy, infectious diseases, and drug delivery. He has authored and co-authored various scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals, which feature some of his preclinical research work. José earned his Bachelor of Science degree with concentration in Medical Microbiology & Immunology at San Jose State University, California. Hobbies: José enjoys playing and watching futbol (soccer), hiking, fitness, mountain biking and family time.
Director of Business Development
Mark joins UID with more than 25 years of experience in the contract research organization (CRO) industry. He has extensive experience in DMPK, safety pharmacology, experimental therapeutics and molecular imaging. Mr. Lane is a published author in various peer-reviewed journals, and he is an active member in multiple professional organizations, including the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), Society for Whole-Body Autoradiography (SWBA), American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and American College of Toxicology (ACT). His preclinical market knowledge and experience from the pharmaceutical and CRO industries is of significant value to UID and all its customers. Hobbies: Mark enjoys...