Who We Are

We’re doctors, scientists and advisors – helping you regain your life.

While working in clinical research at a VA pain clinic, NeuraLace founder and CEO Shiv Shukla made a surprising discovery: patients suffering from chronic nerve pain had little hope for lasting relief or recovery. There were simply not many options that worked. Many patients relied on opioids or costly, invasive surgeries for temporary relief, while also developing drug dependencies and other adverse effects.

Seeking to find a better alternative, Shiv explored the benefits of magnetic stimulation – honing in on its sustainability and effectiveness as an alternative to addictive medications.

After years of researching, building, refining – and working with a broad cross-section of the nation’s top pain experts – Axon Therapy brings his vision of restoring hope for those impacted by chronic nerve pain one step closer to a reality.

At NeuraLace, we are committed to leading the charge in pain management and sustainable relief. We aim to do what no other pain MedTech company could – find a solution that works. Join us as we take on the US pain management market, making a lasting impression in everyday lives.

OUR LEADERSHIP

Founder and CEO

Executive Chairman

Chief Technical Officer

Jessica Nahama

VP of Marketing

Chief Commercial Officer

VP of Operations

SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD

Leonardo Kapural, MD

Matthew Schocket, MD

Dawood Sayed, MD

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Tom Leonard

Sean Edwards

Shiv Shukla

Ken Hood

Francois Ferre

Caitlin Wege (Observer)

Shayne Skaff (Observer)

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OUR LATEST NEWS

60 San Diego startups named Cool Companies, twice as many as last year

Innovega has developed patented contact lenses that, when combined with specialized face glasses, bring digital augmented reality to a user’s field of view without a bulky headset. Vivid Genomics uses machine learning and genetic based profiling …..

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Sorrento Valley startup raises $3M following pitch competition win — all from local investors

Just months ago, Shiv Shukla was standing under spotlights at Qualcomm Hall, presenting his startup idea to an audience of over 500 people. That night — trembling from nerves and adrenaline — he won the biggest startup competition in San Diego.

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San Diego startups lose Quick Pitch event in 2020, but gain alternative

San Diego’s startup scene is losing a favorite annual event this year with Quick Pitch on hiatus until the pandemic eases, organizers say. But a new event with a fresh group of partners is rolling out in its wake. Organizers of an alternative event….

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