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ART names new chief executive and medical officers

Montreal, QC – January 20, 2004 – Bio-optical imaging technologies developer ART Advanced Research Technologies has appointed two new senior executives. Warren Baker has been named chief operating officer and Dr Joseph Kozikowski has been appointed chief medical officer.

During the course of his career, Mr Baker has held several management and executive positions in various fields of the medical and information technology sectors, such as Hewlett Packard, Pacific Northwest Networks and Electromed Imaging.

Dr Kozikowski has over 20 years of clinical and industry experience in medical devices, diagnostics, and biopharmaceuticals. He has designed and led development and approval programs from the preclinical stage through commercialization for a wide range of new products from every major medical specialty. Representative clients include Johnson & Johnson, Biogen, Millennium, Mallinckrodt, and Baxter.

Dr Kozikowski was principal investigator at the Massachusetts General Hospital of a NIH SBIR grant, and he holds active medical licensure in medicine and surgery. He was a Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Fellow and graduate of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he was awarded NIH, USPHS, and other grants for new medical products. He graduated summa cum laude from Villanova University, where he completed undergraduate and graduate coursework in electrical engineering and physics, received national awards for biomedical innovation, and was named the nation’s top biomedical engineering undergraduate by the Alliance for Engineering in Medicine and Biology.