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About Us

SPR Therapeutics is committed to improving the lives of millions of pain sufferers with its peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) platform technology poised to be the standard of care and ultimately, the treatment of choice for pain management. Led by a world-class team of scientists, physicians, and business professionals with a track record of commercializing innovative neurostimulation products, SPR’s PNS therapy for acute and chronic pain management provides a non-narcotic, reversible, safe, effective and more affordable alternative to addictive opioid medications and invasive surgeries.

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Large underserved markets

We are actively investigating, developing and commercializing therapies aimed at the following large market opportunities:

Musculoskeletal pain

Pain in the joints and muscles such as shoulder pain and low back pain

Neuropathic pain

Pain following nerve injury or nerve surgery such as phantom limb pain

Post-surgical pain

Pain following surgery such as knee replacements, thoracotomy* and rotator cuff repair*

*Areas for future research

Our team

SPR Therapeutics is led by an experienced management team with a long history of success in researching, developing and commercializing neurostimulation products. Our clinical and scientific advisors are also renowned worldwide as leaders in interventional pain management, rehabilitation medicine, orthopedics and biomedical engineering.

Executive management

Maria E. Bennett

President, CEO and Founder
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Joseph Boggs Ph.D

Senior Vice President, Research and Development
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Mark Stultz

Senior Vice President, Market Development
David Youngberg

David Youngberg

Senior Vice President, Sales

Scientific and clinical advisors

Peter Staats, MD, MBA

Warren Grill Ph.D

Chief Scientific Advisor

Board of directors

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Maria E. Bennett

President, CEO and Founder

Robert M. Blankenship

Managing Director
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Michael P. Chuisano

Managing Director
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Nicholas J. Valeriani

Managing Director
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