Company News

Light Up Social Media for CCHS

“Fireflies are tiny messengers that whisper in the darkness.” ~Anonymous There are only 1200 cases in the world of Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome (CCHS). Alone, our light is dim and our whispers soft. But with your help, our light will shine bright and our voices will be heard. Help us LIGHT UP SOCIAL MEDIA FOR... Read More

ABD Appoints Kevin McShane as Biomedical Engineer

Avery Biomedical Devices (ABD), manufacturer of the Avery Diaphragm Pacing System System, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Mcshane as our Biomedical Engineer. Kevin is a recent graduate from Rowan University where he received a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He worked on many Biomedical Engineering projects during his time at... Read More

Avery Biomedical appoints Christopher Benedict as Patient Services Liaison

Avery Biomedical Devices (ABD), manufacturer of the Avery Diaphragm Pacing System System, is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Benedict, as our Patient Services liaison. Chris has joined the Avery team to assist our customer service department in ensuring the needs of our patients are addressed.He has spent the last seven years working in... Read More

Avery Biomedical Devices receives special visit from the Lieutenant Governor

The Lieutenant Governor of New York, Kathleen Hochul, visited the Avery Biomedical headquarters March 2. Hochul came to tour the facilities and met with the entire Avery team. She arrived warm and welcoming, greeting our Communications Coordinator, Nicole Ficarra, personally, calling her “the social media expert.” Our president Tony Martins then presented Hochul with... Read More

Avery Biomedical Devices appoints Dr. Anders Jonzon as Clinical Consultant

Avery Biomedical Devices (ABD), manufacturer of the Avery Diaphragm Pacing System System, is pleased to announce the appointment of Anders Jonzon, MD; Ph.D. as clinical consultant. Dr. Jonzon is a Physiologist and consultant in neonatology and pediatric cardiology at Children’s Hospital, Uppsala University, Uppsala and Children’s Hospital, Karolinska, Stockholm, Sweden. From 1984-1986, he was a... Read More

Avery Biomedical appoints Nicole Ficarra as Communications Coordinator

Avery Biomedical Devices (ABD), manufacturer of the Avery Diaphragm Pacing System System, is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicole Ficarra, as our Communications Coordinator. Nicole will be responsible for coordinating our efforts to bring awareness of the Avery Diaphragm Pacing System as an alternative to mechanical ventilation for those with quadriplegia, central sleep... Read More

In Memoriam: Kathleen DeSilva, Esq. (1952-2015)

Longest Living C1-C2 Quadriplegic It is with great sadness, yet immense reverence, that we report the passing of Kathleen DeSilva, one of the first persons implanted with The Avery Diaphragm Pacing System. Kathleen passed away on August 7, 2015 at the age of 63 with her beloved husband of 31 years, Peter Simmons, by her... Read More

Avery Biomedical appoints Neil Grossman, PA-C as Director of Sales

Avery Biomedical Devices (ABD), manufacturer of the Avery Diaphragm Pacing System System, is pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Grossman, PA-C as Director of Sales. Mr. Grossman will be responsible for expanding the business interests of Avery Biomedical Devices in order to provide superior support and service to our patients, physicians and caregivers. Mr.... Read More