Dynocardia, Inc.


Developed out of MIT and Tufts Medical from a NIH grant, Dynocardia was formed to commercialize the ViTrack™ technology which is the first of its kind, cuff-less, wearable technology for continuous, non-invasive blood pressure (cNIBP) monitoring, addressing the unmet clinical need for out-patient diagnosis and management of the billion+ worldwide with hypertension and in-hospital patient monitoring to prevent complications and reduce costs.

Management Team


Christopher Joyce

For past 17 years, Mr. Joyce was an early or founding member of three startups (two medical device companies and material science company) in the role of CFO. He is experienced at building teams, raising capital ($200 million raised), product development, implementing quality systems, initiating clinical trials, regulatory submissions and bringing products to market.

Co-Founder, CEO

Mohan Thanikachalam

Dr. Thanikachalam is a cardiovascular surgeon at Tufts Medical and on faculty at Tufts University School of Medicine and an Affiliate Faculty at MIT. His interests are in population-based cardiovascular disease and community-specific intervention strategies and include the development of point-of-care technologies for cardiovascular assessment and monitoring. As PI of an NIH grant, Mohan led the effort to development the ViTrack Technology.

Core Technology Team

Edward Adelson

Wilson Professor of Vision Science - Brain & Cognitive Science & Artificial Intelligence at MIT. Member of National Academy of Sciences & a Fellow of American Academy of Arts & Science. Prof. Adelson is renowned for contributions to multiscale image and concepts in vision (Helmholtz Prize winner). Prof. Adelson led the effort to develop ViTrack's artificial touch sensing, converting touch to image, enabling tactile sensing at the micron level.

Core Technology Team

Mandayam Srinivasan, PhD Co-Founder

Director of Touch Lab (Human & Machine Haptics), MIT. He is recognized worldwide as an authority on skin mechanics and touch interactions between humans and machines. Prof. Srinvasan research over the past 25 years on the science and technology underlying information acquisition and object manipulation through touch has played a pivotal role in starting and establishing the multidisciplinary field of modern haptics.

Core Technology Team

Abhijit Biswas, PhD Co-founder

Dr. Biswas expertise is in Haptics, Medical Simulations with Touch Feedback, Virtual Reality, Biomedical Instrumentation, Embedded System, Power Electronics, Signal Processing, and Physiological Modeling. As a post doc at MIT, he led the efforts in the development of ViTrack hardware and software.

Product Development Lead

David Robson

Mr. Robson spent 30-years on medical device product development with Ximedica. Working with startups and multinationals on the development of a broad spectrum of devices including disposables, surgical instruments, highly complex software-driven electromechanical systems. Mr. Robson has expertise in the design-to-supply process, design controls and compliance, regulatory submissions and the oversight of multidisciplinary teams and budgets.

Core Technology Team

Lawrence Krakoff, MD

Dr. Krakoff is the Director of the Hypertension Program of the Center for Cardiovascular Health, Mount Sinai Medical Center. An internationally recognized leader in the field of hypertension research and clinical practice. Dr. Krakoff is also the founding member and past President of the American Society of Hypertension. Over the last 4 years, Dr. Krakoff has worked closely with the ViTrack engineering team and supported clinical studies.

Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance lead

William H. McGrail, BS, MBA

Bill has extensive experience in the medical device industry involving design, development, and regulatory and quality compliance of medical products. Responsible for over 15 FDA 510k clearances and CE Mark certifications. Bill has commercialized 15 products, participated in 10 pre-IDE meetings with FDA, 6 FDA audits and 20+ external ISO audits