Regenerative Medicine — What Happened & What’s Next (Part 1)

If you're looking for a quick orientation to regenerative medicine, here is a bit of background, successes and challenges.

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Oct 05, 2016

Regenerative medicine is a field I've followed with equal parts hopeful anticipation and tempered cynicism. As I often provide intell and insights for my clients, I thought I'd share some easily digestible overviews for those science-oriented non-scientists, or those new to the field. Read more at my blog: Regenerative Medicine - What Happened & What's Next

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Rhonda Wallen

Head, Strategic Growth & Alliances, Terumo BCT

Ms. Wallen is an entrepreneur and former venture capitalist who advises young companies on matters of financing, strategy and business development and provides diligence and strategic advice for angel and investment groups as they evaluate potential investments in life science opportunities. Trained in molecular biology at Stanford, Ms. Wallen began her career studying growth factors and their impact on cell differentiation. Following graduate school she delved into regenerative medicine during her leadership of drug delivery and biomaterials licensing and collaborations at Bayer and then Guidant (Boston Scientific). As a venture investor, Ms. Wallen performed in depth evaluation of dozens of deals in biotech, medtech, and diagnostics and invested over $10M of capital which has generated returns to investors. She has co-founded two therapeutic-focused oncology companies, raised capital, and negotiated and executed numerous strategic partnership, licensing and R&D agreements.

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