Jon Rennert, President, ZOLL Medical Corporation
Thomas J. Sommer, President, MassMEDIC
Updated Profile of the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry
George Serafin, Life Sciences Practice Leader, Grant Thornton
MedTech at Draper Laboratory
Anthony F. Coston, Ph.D
Head of Medical Devices, Biomedical Solutions
Real World Evidence—The Importance and Impact on MedTech Market Access
Moderator: Gabriele Brambilla, CEO, Alira Health
Edward Eventash, M.D. Medical Director, V.P. Medical Affairs, Hologic, Inc.
Michelle McHenry-Heath, Ph.D VP Regulatory, Clinical & Preclinical, Johnson & Johnson
Parashar Patel, Vice President, Global Health Policy, Boston Scientific Corp.
David V. Williams, Healthcare Consultant , Milliman, Inc.
Center Stage Presentation
Dr. Jeffrey M. Karp, Brigham & Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School/MIT
Moderator: Betsy Tarlin, VP, Design, Manta Product Development
Dr. Jeff Karp is a leading researcher in the fields of drug delivery, medical devices, stem cell therapeutics, and tissue adhesives. He is an Associate Professor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Principal Faculty at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, and an affiliate faculty at the Broad Institute and at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (where he teaches to MIT-Sloan business school students). He has published >100 peer-reviewed papers (with >13,000 citations) and has given 250 national and international invited lectures and has >100 issued or pending national/international patents. Several technologies developed in his lab have formed the foundation for multiple products on the market and currently under development and for the launch of five companies including Skintifique, Gecko Biomedical, Alivio Therapeutics, Frequency Therapeutics and Landsdowne Laboratories.