Serving Unmet Needs and Underserved Populations

Our Mission


Leveraging NIH SBIR Awards to De-Risk Groundbreaking Technologies

UN&UP has been awarded multiple NIH awards which focus on cancer therapies, neuroprotection, nanodelivery platforms, robotic interventional cardiology and neurology systems, plus much more. 


The UN&UP Team


Advanced Technologies

Francis M. Creighton, Ph. D.

CEO/President/Co-Founder of UNandUP, LLC

  • Founder, prior CEO/President, and inventor of technology of Pulse Therapeutics

  • Successful start-up, fundraising, and executive expertise

  • NIH reviewer of over $1.3B in grant proposals

  • Successful history in NIH SBIR/STTR nondilutive funding

  • IP strategies and management expertise

  • Successful US and foreign regulatory approvals

  • Extensive R&D project management

  • Strong KOL networks

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Peter S. Finley, MBA

Co-Founder of UNandUP, LLC

  • Managing director of Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Startup Accelerator

  • Prior COO, CFO, Board of Directors of Observable Networks

  • Prior CFO of Pulse Therapeutics

  • Co-founder and Managing Principal of Thompson Street Capital Partners

  • Senior Managing Director of Harbour Group

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Michael E. Sabo

Chief Program Officer at UNandUP, LLC

  • Prior Senior Director of R&D at Pulse Therapeutics

  • Expert in grant management

  • Rapid prototyping expertise

  • Model development for FDA approval process

  • Translational and preclinical model expert

  • Magnet-based technology and device expert

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David C. Greenspan

Lead Project Scientist at UNandUP, LLC

  • Nanoparticle expert, including magnetic carriers for medical use

  • Quality systems expert

  • Expertise in regulatory approval processes in and out of the US

  • Expert on IEC, ISO, and GLP testing standards for medical products

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Jerry Epplin

Lead Project Engineer at UNandUP, LLC

  • Robotic and embedded systems expert

  • Expert in user controls and interfaces

  • Highly experienced software developer

  • Prior Senior Director of systems engineering at Pulse Therapeutics

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Walter Blume

Lead Project Scientist at UNandUP, LLC

  • Robotic and imaging software systems expert

  • Expert in augmented realty and other advanced interfaces

  • Highly experienced scientist and project leader

  • Prior Senior Staff Engineer at Stereotaxis, Abbott, and SentiAR

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