Science Shaping Our World-SHOW: Scientist Entrepreneur Series: From the Lab to the OR and Everything in Between


Thursday, April 27, 2017, 5:30pm to 9:00pm


1 Autumn Street Auditorium B Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston

Science Shaping Our World-SHOW is an ongoing seminar and networking series that highlights cutting edge, translational, life science research and development. These season of SHOW is focused on the scientist-entrepreneur in collaboration with our new, Commercializing Technology: New Venture Creation for Life Scientists initiative, highlighting companies created by researchers addressing a broad spectrum of healthcare need. Speakers for our SHOW event include:
Jennifer Joe, MD, CEO, Founder of, Founder of - Dr. Joe is a Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) nephrology graduate. She is passionate about digital health at the intersection of technology, sensors, wearables, data, and connectivity to improve patient care and experience and has been invited to speak, mentor, or judge at over 35 local, national, and international events. She founded Medstro after years of frustration with the opaque and confusing career path doctors must follow, finding mentors, garnering recommendations, and finding the right job.
Jennifer Ro, PhD, Co-Founder, CEO, Flidea - Dr. Ro, received her PhD degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, MI and is currently a post-doctoral research fellow at Harvard Medical School. She co-founded Flidea, a life science research tool development and licensing firm during her doctoral training and currently serves as the CEO. Dr. Ro seeks to leverage her experience and expertise, toward developing a platform technology where academic ideas can be effectively and efficiently transferred to the private sector.
David Hoganson, MD, Assistant in Cardiac Surgery Instructor in Surgery - Dr. Hoganson trained in cardiothoracic surgery at Washington University in St. Louis and completed his fellowship in congenital heart surgery (BCH). Currently, he leads clinical research programs to study the use of autologous umbilical veins as shunts in neonates with complex congenital heart disease and to develop new heart transplant therapies. Further, with a background in engineering, he strives to innovate and develop new medical devices, therapies, and treatments to ever improve the cardiac surgery repairs and overall care.
Retsina Meyer, PhD, CO-founder, Resilience Therapeutics, Inc
Dr. Meyer has been working in neuroscience for over a decade producing over 40 articles, abstracts, and lectures. Her recent discoveries have gained international press and earned her a speaking engagement at the local TEDx conference. As an entrepreneur, she won the OneStart America’s competition awarded by GSK’s SR One and is the co-founder of Resilience Therapeutics which is working to develop innovative, first-in-class therapeutics for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other Stress Related Disorders.
Please join us for an amazing evening of the science entrepreneurship and networking. Event pre-registration is required with event sign-in beginning at 5:30 PM. Light food and refreshments will be provided.

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