Former Mayo Clinic executive to help lead a Mayo-owned medical device company – Post Bulletin

ROCHESTER — A previous Mayo Clinic executive is stepping into a new job to support direct a Med City clinical unit enterprise owned by Mayo Clinic.

Dr. Joel Felmlee, previously the principal investigator in the Superior MRI Laboratory at Mayo Clinic, was a short while ago employed as main working officer for

Resoundant, Inc.

Felmlee experienced a 39-yr vocation at Mayo Clinic.

Resoundant helps make a paddle-like imaging unit and computer software that works with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners to scan organs by utilizing audio waves.

The enterprise was started by


CEO and prominent Mayo Clinic researcher

Dr. Richard Ehman

. Resoundant is wholly owned by Mayo Clinic and the 12 inventors of the system termed magnetic resonance elastography.

We are thrilled and fortuitous to have such a well-respected determine in the discipline of MRI as Dr. Felmlee,” said Resoundant Board Chairman

Jeffery Bolton

in the hiring announcement. Bolton, who labored for Mayo Clinic for 19 years, retired from his part as main administrative officer in 2021.

Resoundant started off as an idea in 1992. A investigation report was posted in 1995. Pioneer patents have been submitted in 1997. The next era of the system was made in 2006.

A small white and blue machine.

Rochester-based Resoundant, which is owned by Mayo Clinic and its inventors, can make and sells units that use Magnetic Resonance Elastography to scan sufferers.


The firm has developed steadily considering the fact that all those early times. In 2017, an believed 800 of Resoundant’s gadgets had been in use in the U.S. and internationally. That quantity grew to 2022 in 2022.



looks to the future, its management thinks the addition of Felmlee will aid it continue on to develop.

“Whether it is the introduction of Hepatogram+ or the recognition in skilled medical guidelines of MRE as a crucial software for liver evaluation, Resoundant is dedicated to increasing accessibility to MRE close to the globe. Dr. Felmlee’s expertise will be central to these goals,” added Bolton.

A man wearing a suit smiles.

Jeff Bolton.

Contributed / Mayo Clinic

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