Dr. Ryan Mathis, MD, Vice President of Commercial Strategy at PolarityTE discusses SkinTE™ an innovative alternative for the treatment of chronic wounds, like diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs). He talks about the science behind SkinTE™, how it’s made of a patient’s own full-thickness skin, which retains the endogenous regenerative cellular populations found throughout his/her skin within multicellular segments. He also shares information from real-world studies of difficult to treat wounds. SkinTE™ is on track for IND submission in the second half of 2021.
Ryan K. Mathis, MD. Ryan earned his undergraduate and medical degrees at Penn State University before joining the Medstar Georgetown University Plastic Surgery Department as a resident. While at Georgetown, Ryan took leadership roles on the House Staff Quality Council and the Graduate Medical Education Council; he also received numerous awards from his peers and colleagues for distinguished clinical performance and for medical education. Ryan has published multiple papers and presented on various clinical and basic science research topics in the fields of plastic surgery, cardiac surgery, and wound care. Ryan left residency in 2017 to join PolarityTE and help translate the technology. Since joining Ryan has led multiple departments in the organization including Clinical Operations, Medical Affairs, Marketing, Market Access, Business development and Commercial. Ryan also serves as an advisor for numerous early-stage biotechnology and diagnostic companies and a visiting Professor for the Biotechnology Program at Georgetown University.