Catalyst Award Advisors

Mika Nishimura MBA

Senior Medtech Executive - Venture Partner

Gerardo Noriega

GVMED, Managing Director

H. Semih Oktay PhD, MS

President & Founder, CardioMed Device Consultants, LLC

Steven Olson PhD

Adjunct Professor, UCSF

Chris Paddon PhD

Technical Liaison Director at Amyris

Julie Papanek

Partner, Canaan Partners

Merdad Parsey MD, PhD

SVP Early Clinical Development, Genentech

Erica Pascal

Founder, Ingensity IP

Anand Patel MD

Staff Interventional & Diagnostic Radiologist, Providence Little Company Of Mary Medical Center

Gary Patou MD

Managing Director, MPM Capital

Tillman Pearce MD

Chief Medical Officer, Threshold Pharmaceuticals

Rick Pesano MD, PhD

VP, Chief Medical Officer, Global Markets and Precision Medicine, Quest Diagnostics

Andrea Pirzkall MD

Principal Medical Director, Genentech

Titus Plattel MBA

Senior Executive Biotechnology

Michael Pleiss PhD

Owner and Manager, Mike Pleiss and Associates, LLC

William Quinn MBA, MA

President & CEO , Bullet Biotechnology

Alvin Rajkomar MD

HS Asst. Clinical Professor , Medicine, UCSF

Steven Richards PhD

Director, Medicinal Chemistry, BioElectron Technology Corporation

Jenny Rooke PhD

Managing Director, 5 Prime Ventures

Jonathan Root MD, MBA

General Partner, U.S. Venture Partners

Andrew Rosenthal MBA

Principal, AJR Consulting

Sharon Safrin MD

President, Safrin Clinical Research

Faye Sahai MBA

AIG Global Head of Technology Innovation

Sam Saks MD

Founding CEO of Jazz Pharmaceuticals

David Savello PhD

Founder and Partner, NDA Partners LLC

Mark Scheideler PhD

Founder, Human First Therapeutics

Danielle Schlosser PhD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, UCSF

Rob Schock

Founding Member, Venture Consulting Group

Howard Schulman PhD

President and CSO, Allosteros Therapeutics

Johannes Schweizer PhD

Chief Science Officer, Arbor Vita Corporation

Amy Sehnert MD

Medical Director, GRAIL, Inc.

Charlie Semba MD

Chief Medical Officer, Graybug Vision

Ibrahim Sezan PhD, M.Sc.

Senior Director, Technology, Qualcomm

Sanjay Shah MBA

Director of Strategic Innovation, Dignity Health

Biren Shah MBA

Senior Director, Alliance Management at BeiGene

David Shaywitz MD, PhD

Chief Medical Officer, DNAnexus

Key Y. Shin JD

Of Counsel, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Jordan Shlain MD

Medical Doctor, Entrepreneur, Investor, Healthloop, Discover Health Medical Partners

Stephen Shrewsbury MD

Founder, Shrewsbury Clinical Consulting

Nancy Shulman MD

Executive Medical Director - Infectious Disease/Hepatology Development, Abbvie

Ajit Singh PhD

Managing Director and General Partner, Artiman Ventures

Ira Smith PhD

Associate Director, Alliance Management and Innovation

John Sninsky PhD

Chief Scientific Officer, CareDx, Inc.

Rhona Snyman

Chief Strategy Officer at CDHI

David Spellmeyer PhD

Biotechnology Entrepreneur

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