Management Team

President and Chief Executive Officer

Timothy J. Patrick

Prior to founding Carticept in 2005, Tim was President and CEO of Proxima Therapeutics, Inc., a medical device company that developed and marketed innovative local radiation delivery systems for the treatment of solid cancerous tumors. Proxima was acquired by Cytyc Corporation in March 2005 for approximately $187 million.

Prior to co-founding Proxima Therapeutics in 1996, Tim was President of Gesco International, the leading manufacturer of peripherally inserted central venous catheters. Before serving as President of Gesco International, he ran two high growth divisions for McGaw Inc., an oncology drug provider. He also held a number of sales and sales management positions at American Hospital Supply Corporation. Tim has served on the Board of Directors of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed).

He is currently on the Board of the Georgia Tech Coulter Grant Committee; serves on the Board of Georgia Bio and chairs its Medical Device Committee; and is a member of the Directors Circle at Yerkes National Primate Research Center. Tim is an inventor on several patents related to Carticept's automated injection system and others related to localized radiation delivery systems. He earned his BA in Zoology from Miami University in Ohio.