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Ellen Sheets, MD

Ellen Sheets, MD is an Entrepreneur in Residence with Partners Innovation Fund with a focus on advancing the fund’s medical device portfolio. Dr. Sheets has both device and diagnostic experience providing expertise and support for technology innovation, business development, executive management, product development, as well as clinical and regulatory expertise. She was trained as a gynecologic oncologist completing undergrad/medical school at the University of Michigan, residency at University of Illinois with fellowship at UC Irvine. Prior to entering the commercial sector, she was on staff as an associate professor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital for 15 years with a focus on cervical cancer detection and treatment. She left academic medicine in 2002 for Cytyc Corporation where she completed an MBA at NYU Stern, joining HOLOGIC after its acquisition of Cytyc. Through her career at Cytyc/HOLOGIC she held positions of increasing breadth and seniority culminating in SVP/CMO. Post HOLOGIC she developed and launched urine-based diagnostics with venture backed Predictive Biosciences as their CMO/general manager. She then ran business units, R&D and supported business development as VP R&D, CMO and portfolio head for QIAGEN leaving for venture backed CSA Medical in 2012. At CSA as CMO she developed their innovative chronic bronchitis cryotherapeutic device RejuvenAir becoming CEO in 2015 until her departure in 2018 where she then entered her current role with Partners Innovation.