entrepreneurship

Ophthalmology and Entrepreneurship with Liane Clamen, M.D.

On this episode of When Science Speaks, Liane Clamen, MD, an opthalmologist and Founder and CEO of Adaptilens, discusses her invention, an intraocular lens (or IOL) that imitates the human lens so patients will have near, intermediate, and distance vision without eyeglasses or contact lenses, as well as other topics such as: – Her professional…

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The Long Game and “Optimizing for Interesting” with Dorie Clark

On this special episode of When Science Speaks, award-winning executive coach, leading author and international keynote speaker Dorie Clark shares insights from her just-released book, The Long Game. – Dorie discuss ways to get “unstuck” professionally, sharing her own experiences and describing how she’s built a successful, high-impact career – and you can, too. Topics…

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Pathogens, Public Health, and the Pandemic with Iain MacLeod, Ph.D.

In this week’s episode, Iain MacLeod Ph.D., co-founder, CEO and Chief Science Officer of Aldatu Biosciences, joins Mark in discussing a range of issues related to virology and public health – and why we can’t “vaccinate our way out of the pandemic”. Topics include: How Iain became interested in pathology and virology What motivated Iain…

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How to Succeed in Translational Science with Richard Nugent, JD

Richard Nugent is passionate about helping others make the most of their innovations. His expertise is Intellectual Property Strategy, Competitive Intelligence, IP Training, and related services. On this episode of When Science Speaks, we discuss a range of issues related to translating science into the commercial realm, including; – Richard’s methodology for working with PhDs and…

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Start-ups and Storytelling with Nathaniel Brooks Horwitz

Nathaniel Brooks Horwitz has had a set of rare experiences – particularly for someone still in the early stages of his career journey. His passion is to develop new medicines. A Principal at RA Capital, a leading biotech venture capital firm in Boston, MA, Board Member at Synthego Corporation, Quench Bio, GentiBio and others, Nathaniel…

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Announcing Global Venture Catalyst, an Exciting New Entrepreneurial Education Project with Ihklaq Sidhu, PhD and Mike Grandinetti

In this episode, Ihklaq Sidhu, PhD and Mike Grandinetti share information about “Global Venture Catalyst”, a new hands-on, entrepreneurial education initiative they’re launching to provide 500 engineers, technical students, and business school students around the world a transformative experience to work in diverse teams to develop new hight-impact projects. Today’s topics include: Details about the…

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Keys to Effective Translational Research with Mike Fenn, PhD

On this episode, Mark discusses a range of translational research issues with Mike Fenn, PhD, the Director of Healthcare & Life Sciences at Harvard Innovation Labs, including: What led Mike to focus on life sciences virtually from the start of his professional career From Mike’s perspective, what all successful startups have in common, and what…

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Driving and Funding Innovation in Biotech with Orange Grove Bio CEO Marc Appel

In this week’s episode, Mark and Marc discuss innovation in the life sciences industry, including the recent launch of Orange Grove’s portfolio company, Asalyxa Bio. Topics include: Remdesivir and Marc’s view on this experimental medicine for combatting effects of COVID-19 Why Marc decided to focus his professional life on funding innovations in health care and…

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Entrepreneurship from Brazil to the White House with Fabricio F. Costa, PhD

Fabricio F. Costa, PhD is a science and technology expert, seasoned business strategist, and serial entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in top academic labs and companies including Harvard University, Northwestern University, Google, Apple, and others. On this episode of When Science Speaks, Mark and Fabricio discuss a range of topics, including: How Fabrizio…

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Successful Startups with Serial Entrepreneur and VC Vinit Nijhawan

Vinit Nijhawan is Managing Director of MassVentures, the first public venture capital fund in the U.S., funding early stage, high growth Massachusetts companies for more than 40 years. In this episode, Mark and Vinit discuss a range of topics related to innovation and entrepreneurship, including: The skills that have been central contributors to Vinit’s success…

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