WHAT: Presentation and announcement of a $20,000 EBI/Biomet grant awarded to the Missouri Research Corporation to complete a retrospective medical research study on the efficacy of using an internally implanted stimulation device on back surgery patients to promote faster healing. WHEN: 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 18WHERE:
150 S. Mt Auburn, Suite 320, Conference Room
- Angie Tegel, sales representative, EBI
- Dr. Joel W. Ray and staff, Cape Neurosurgery
- Dennis Roedemeier, chief executive officer, Missouri Research Corporation
- Christy LeGrand, projects coordinator, Missouri Research Corporation
BACKGROUND: EBI will use the findings of the study to promote greater use of the battery powered device so patients return to their normal lifestyles more quickly than patients who do not receive the stimulation device. EBI officials will present the check to Missouri Research and will answer any questions the media may have regarding the study.