Fall 2018

Biographies for current and past IMPACT faculty follow below

Alan Braly
Silverstone Biosciences

Deb Burstein
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Leah Cole
Sanofi

Peter Feinstein
BioVentures Investors

Lisa Freed
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Albert Galaburda
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Arne Gelb
Ziopharm Oncology

Martha Gray
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Arthur Hiller
Hiller Life Sciences Strategies, LLC

Lita Nelson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Lauren O’Donnell
Harvard Medical School

Angelene Simonello
Flex-Pharma

Ron Thompkins
Harvard Medical School

Roger Tung
Concert Pharmaceuticals

Jessica Tytell
Boston University

Tom Wessel
Flex-Pharma


Elfar Adalsteinsson

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Associate Professor of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, MIT

Joseph V. Bonventre

Chief, Renal Division and Division of Biomedical Engineering, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
President, American Society of Nephrology
Professor, Harvard Medical School

Lydia Bourouiba

Esther and Harold E. Edgerton Career Development Professor
Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
Affiliate Faculty of the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science

Alan Braly

Co-founder and COO, Silverstone Biosciences

Emery N. Brown

Edward Hood Taplin Professor of Medical Engineering and of Computational Neuroscience, MIT
Warren M. Zapol Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital
Director, Harvard Sciences and Technology at MIT
Associate Director, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science at MIT
Professor of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Deborah Burstein

Associate Professor of Radiology and Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Leah Cole

Deputy Director at Sanofi Pasteur

Antje Danielson

Director of Education, MIT Energy Initiative

Joseph DeAngelis

Orthopedic Surgeon, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Elazer Edelman

Thomas D. and Virginia W. Cabot Professor, Health Sciences and Technology, MIT
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Director, Harvard-MIT Biomedical Engineering Center
Senior Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Conor Evans

Assistant Professor, Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital

William J. Febbo

CEO at OptimizeRX

Peter Feinstein

Managing Director and Co-Founder of BioVentures Investors

Lisa E. Freed

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Albert Galaburda

Emily Fisher Landau Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School
Director of Cognative Neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Arne Gelb

Ziopharm Oncology

Roozbeh Ghaffari

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at MC10 Inc

Polina Golland

Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Associate Director of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, MIT

Martha Gray

J.W. Kieckhefer Professor, Harvard-MIT HST, EECS, RLE, and IMES
Director, Madrid-MIT M+Visión Consortium

Ali Guermazi

Director of the Quantitative Imaging Center, Professor of Radiology, and Section Chief of Musculoskeletal Imaging at Boston University School of Medicine

Peter Hansen

Founder of Union Biometrica, Inc.

Arthur Hiller

Strategic Consultant and Business Advisor to Start-Up Companies, Hiller Life Sciences Strategies, LLC

Mary Hochman

Chief, Musculoskeletal Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

Jacob Hooker

Director of Radiochemistry, Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging
Associate Director, Massachusetts General PET Core, MGH
Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School.

Kevin King

Cardiology Fellow, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Co-Founder, Heprotech Inc.

Petra Krauledat

Principal, PNP Research Corp.

Zvi Laden

Principal, Boston MedTech Advisors

Doug Levinson

President, Lake Street Enterprise, LLC

Umar Mahmood

Co-Director, Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

Maulik D. Majmudar

Associate Director of the Healthcare Transformation Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital
Chief Medical Advisor and Founding Member of Quanttus
Cardiologist at Veterans Hospital, Boston VA Healthcare System
Instructor at Harvard Medical School

Ellen McCarthy

Assistant Dean for Development and Diversity, Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Richard Mitchell

Professor of Pathology and Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard Medical School
Vice Chair for Education, Brigham and Women’s Pathology
Associate Director, Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard Medical School

Rick Modi

Chief Business Officer, Catabasis Pharmaceuticals

Asif Naseem

President and CEO of PDS

Lita Nelson

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (retired)

Lauren J O’Donnell

Assistant Professor in Radiology at Harvard Medical School

Timothy Padera

Assistant Professor in Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School
Assistant in Biology, Edwin L. Steele Laboratory for Tumor Biology

Etta Pisano

Vice Chair of Research, Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Chandra Ramanathan

Vice President & Head, East Coast Innovation Center, Bayer

Raúl San José Estépar

Assistant Professor, Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Research Associate, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Angelene Simonello

VP, Corporate Development and Program Management, Flex-Pharma

Erik Sobel

President at Technology Research Laboratories

Simona Socrate

Principal Research Scientist and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT

Nancy R. Steele

Vice President, External Ventures, Pfizer Inc

Collin Stultz

Professor at EECS, RLE, Harvard-MIT HST, and IMES

Barbara Taylor

Global Product Lifecycle Leader, OvaScience

Zach Taylor

Director of Business Development and Strategy, Neon Therapeutics

Ronald G. Tompkins

Sumner M. Redstone Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Division Chief, Surgery, Science and Bioengineering, Divison of Surgery, MGH
Founding Director, The Institute for Bioengineering and Biotechnology, MGH
Founding Director, Center for Engineering in Medicine, MGH

Mehmet Toner

Helen Andrus Benedict Professor of Surgery (Biomedical Engineering) and Health Sciences and Technology, MIT

Roger Tung

Scientific Founder, President, and CEO of Concert Pharmaceuticals

Jessica Dawn Tytell

Executive Director, Biological Design Center, Boston University

Ben Vakoc

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital Wellman Center for Photomedicine

Lawrence Wald

Associate Professor in Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Associate Biophysicist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Director, MGH NMR Core, Martinos Center

Thomas Wessel

Chief Medical Officer of Flex-Pharma

John (Jack) Wixted

Orthopaedic surgeon at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center