Farnaz Bakhshi

Farnaz leads the innovation activities for the cardiovascular, transplant medicine, urology, new born medicine and cardiac surgery centers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and the division of pulmonary and critical care medicine, transplant medicine, urology and the cardiac surgery center at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Prior to joining Partners Innovation, she was a Licensing…

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Emy Chen

Emy is the Associate Director of Licensing leading the Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, Surgery, Medicine and Pediatrics teams at Partners HealthCare Innovation. She has spent a decade managing intellectual property and industry interactions, developing commercialization strategies and out-licensing technologies at Partners. Prior to joining Partners, Emy worked in the Molecular Biology department at Genentech. She received her…

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Jacob Pierson

Jacob manages a wide range of technologies (therapeutics, diagnostics, and research tools) related to Cardiology and Pulmonology and supports investigators who are developing exciting new technologies to further these disciplines. Jacob arrived in Boston after working as an Innovation Manager with the Cleveland Clinic. Prior to his career in licensing, Jacob worked in the Office…

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Nathan Valverde

Nathan Valverde is responsible for managing and commercializing technologies arising from the MGH Department of Cardiology, the BWH Pulmonary Department, and the Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology and the Departments of Medicine for both MGH and BWH. Prior to joining Partners, Nathan spent five years working as an R&D Transactions Manager in the Business Development…

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