Nervive is a for-profit C-Corp incorporated in Delaware in December 2013, with headquarters in North East Ohio. Nervive has invested over USD $10 Million in research and development to date, mostly in the form of non-dilutive research grants.

Emilio Sacristan, PhD

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder

Emilio Sacristan, Ph.D., is the co-inventor of the VitalFlow. Dr. Sacristan has been a professor of Biomedical Engineering and the Director of the National Center for Medical Instrumentation and Imaging at Metropolitan University in Mexico City. As a renowned researcher, inventor, and serial entrepreneur in medical devices, he has experience fundraising and has taken several innovations from the lab to the market. Dr. Sacristan has relocated to Ohio.

Stephanie Harrington, MS

Chief Clinical and Regulatory Officer

Stephanie Harrington, MS, has 19 years of experience in the medical device industry in which she has held regulatory and operational leadership roles. Harrington is well-connected throughout northeast Ohio and the Midwest region in the medical product development community. She has taken 20 new products to global regulatory approval and to market.

Pooja Khatri, MD, MS

Chief Medical Officer

Pooja Khatri, MD, MS, is a professor in the Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Cincinnati, and the Chair of Acute Stroke for the NIH StrokeNet. Dr. Khatri is a recognized opinion leader in the field of stroke and an expert in clinical trial design and monitoring.

Mark Borsody, MD, PhD

Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board

Mark Borsody, MD, Ph. D, is a stroke neurologist, neurophysiologist, and the inventor of the VitalFlow stimulator. He has six years of executive experience with stroke product development and marketing for major pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Borsody has 30 years of experience in basic scientific research.

Development partners:

  • Matrix Medical Devices, OH, USA
  • CI3M, Mexico City, Mexico
  • MD5, Leipzig, Germany
  • NeuroSpring, DE, USA
  • Neurosoft, Ivanovo, Russia
  • Sparton Medical, OH, USA

Research sites:

  • Fraunhofer-ISI, Leipzig, Germany
  • Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Instituto Nacional de Neurología y Neurocirugía, Mexico City, Mexico
  • The Cleveland Clinic, OH, USA
  • University of Cincinnati, OH, US

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