• When: Apr 25 2018 - 12:00pm

    Location: DHMC Auditorium G.



    This event, organized and sponsored by Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC), offers “tales from the trenches” from researchers who have commercialized their medical and scientific ideas and formed local companies. Everyone is welcome – come for a few minutes or for all afternoon. There is also a reception from 5pm-6:30pm following in Rubin 6.

    Inventor’s Meet-Up - SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

    Noon Welcome: Steven D. Leach MD, Director of Norris Cotton Cancer Center

    A Steep Learning Curve

    12:15-12:50 “Hey, that was my idea!”
    Nila Bhakuni, MBA, Director of Dartmouth’s Tech. Transfer Office

    12:50-1:25 “Surviving the valley of death - 10 things to pack”
    Dave Delucia, MS, CEO and Co-Founder of Immunext
    Randy Noelle, PhD, CSO and Co-Founder Immunext

    1:25-2:00 “SBIR: Money for nothing, betwixt R&D.
    Strait talk and dire warnings for medical entrepreneurs”
    Jake Reder, PhD, CEO and Co-Founder of Celdara Medical

    2:00-2:35 “Finances, or – When can I buy that boat?”
    Errik Anderson, MBA, Co-Founder and COO of Compass Therapeutics LLC


    Vision and Living the Dream: Science by People and for People

    3:00 - 3:30 “We’ve never met, but I changed your life:
    How I invented the cell phone camera”
    Eric Fossum, PhD Associate Provost for the Office of Entrepreneurship
    and Tech. Transfer and Inventor of the CMOS image sensor

    3:30 – 4:00 Announcement of the Cancer Center’s new Innovators’ Advisory Board

    4:00 - 4:30 “My second doctorate or how sheer panic and fakery fueled a rocket to success”
    Paul Guyre, PhD, Co-Founder of Medarex

    4:30 - 5:00 “Reporting from the trenches, 3 NCCC-based projects taking big steps”
    Charles Sentman, PhD, Inventor of cell and gene therapies for cancer
    Rick Barth, MD, Co-Founder of CairnSurgical, Inc. and Inventor of a device that will increase the precision of breast cancer surgery
    Brian Pogue, PhD, President and Co-Founder of DoseOptics

    5:00 - 6:30 Resources and Reception, sponsored by Dartmouth SYNERGY, Rubin 6 (Bring ID)

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