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Denis Wade, MD
Non-Executive Director

Dr. Wade has been a director of HeartWare since December 2004. From 1998 until his retirement in 2003, Dr. Wade was Chairman and Managing Director of Johnson & Johnson Research Pty Ltd, a research arm of Johnson & Johnson. Prior to that position, he was the Foundation Professor of Clinical Pharmacology at the University of New South Wales in Australia.

Dr. Wade has served on a number of industry and government bodies in Australia. He is a former President of the Australian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and has held senior positions in the International Union of Pharmacology, serving as Chairman of the Clinical Pharmacology Section.

Dr. Wade holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of New South Wales (Australia) and a Doctorate in Philosophy from Oxford (United Kingdom). He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Science from the University of New South Wales. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.