Grand Rounds – Tools for Accelerated Medical Innovation: Lessons from an inventor and serial entrepreneur at Mass General Brigham | Jeff Karp, PhD | May 18, 2022
Translating inventions from lab to successful commercial ventures is fraught with challenges, opaque processes, funding hurdles, and institutional conflict regulations to name a few. Jeff Karp, PhD, has successfully invented, patented, and spun out eight NewCos from his lab as a Scientific Founder, including an IPO. This is in addition to continuing to run his lab, mentor students, and achieve the status of Professor of Medicine.
Bio: Dr. Karp is a Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He has published over 125 papers, with >27,500 citations, and has given over 300 invited lectures. He has over 100 issued or pending national and international patents. Several technologies developed in his lab have led to multiple products currently in development or on the market and for the launch of eight companies that have raised over $550 million in funding.
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Chief Innovation Officer: Chris Coburn
Grand Rounds Director: Marc Succi, MD