October 28, 2016 3:41 PM ET

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Company Overview of Cadence Biomedical, Inc.

Company Overview

Cadence Biomedical, Inc. manufactures and markets medical devices for restoring walking abilities. It offers Kickstart, a neurorehabilitation device to accelerate walking recovery in individuals with impairments from stroke, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, and other neurological conditions. The company’s Kickstart uses Exotendon technology that functions like an artificial tendon to provide stability, support, and swing assistance. Its solutions are used for outpatients and home use. Cadence Biomedical, Inc. was formerly known as Empowering Engineering Technologies, Corp. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

3534 Bagley Avebue North

Suite 100

Seattle, WA 98103

United States

Founded in 2007





Key Executives for Cadence Biomedical, Inc.

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Cadence Biomedical, Inc. Key Developments

Cadence Biomedical and University of Nebraska Omaha Announce Research Collaboration

Cadence Biomedical announced a new research collaboration with the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) to study stroke survivors’ ability to adapt and improve motor skills after using the Kickstart device. Dr. Mukul Mukherjee, assistant professor at UNO and assistant director of the Biomechanics Research Building at UNO, is the principal investigator of this research effort which will incorporate Kickstart into his ground-breaking work with virtual reality and stroke rehabilitation. Cadence co-founder and COO Brian Glaister will consult on the study.

Cadence Biomedical Names Barry Hix as CEO

Barry Hix was named chief executive of Cadence Biomedical. Hix has worked in health care for 25 years and has held leadership positions in public and private companies. He has a master's degree in public health from Emory University in Atlanta and a master's in marketing from Georgia State University.

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