Publications & Press Releases


Biomechanical Testing of a Calcium Phosphate-Phosphoserine–Based Mineral-Organic Adhesive for Non-invasive Fracture Repair of Mandibular Fractures in Dogs: Alexander T. Geddes, Graham P. Thatcher, Scott Hetzel, Ronald P. McCabe, Ray Vandereby Jr. and Christopher J. Snyder


Mechanical Strength of Tetranite:  Kirillova, Alina, Cambre Kelly, Natalia von Windheim, and Ken Gall. “Bioinspired mineral–organic Bioresorbable bone adhesive.” Advanced healthcare materials 7, no. 17 (2018): 1800467.

Fiber-Reinforced Fatigue Strength of Tetranite: Kirillova, Alina, Olivia Nillisen, Samuel Liu, Cambre Kelly, Ken Gall. “Reinforcement and Fatigue of a Bioinspired Mineral-Organic Bio-Resorbable Bone Adhesive.” Advanced Health Care Materials 27 October 2020,

Chemical Composition of Tetranite:  Kesseli FP, Lauer CS, Baker I, Mirica KA, Van Citters DW. Identification of a calcium phosphoserine coordination network in an adhesive organo-apatitic bone cement system. Acta Biomater. 2020;105:280‐289.


The Call for a Bone Adhesive:  Farrar, David F. “Bone adhesives for trauma surgery: A review of challenges and developments.” International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives 33 (2012): 89-97.

Identification of a Bone Adhesive:  Norton, M. R., G. Kay, M. Brown, and D. L. Cochran. “Bone Glue-The Final Frontier for Fracture Repair and Implantable Device Stabilization.” International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives (2020): 102647.


PRELIMINARY REPORT: A Multicenter Study Of Post-extraction Ridge Height Maintenance Using A Novel Mineral-organic Adhesive Biomaterial (Tetranite® Vet) In Canines Treated By Dental Specialists In A Community Model: Chris Snyder, Kris Bannon, Stephen Juriga, Susan Crowder, Mary Buelow, George Kay


February 4, 2021 RevBio Enters the Animal Health Market to Help Improve Canine Dental Care

July 7, 2020  — LaunchPad Medical Initiates its First European Clinical Study

June 2, 2020 — LaunchPad Medical Wins a Coveted $1.8 Million Michigan-Pittsburgh-Wyss Regenerative Medicine Center Grant

May 5, 2020 — LaunchPad Medical Wins a $2.5 Million NIH Grant to Improve Cranial Procedures 

December 19, 2019 — LaunchPad Medical Accelerates Enrollment in its First-In-Man Clinical Study

September 12, 2019 — LaunchPad Medical Received FDA Approval to Initiate a Clinical Study

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