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The HCC presents a Young Entrepreneurs Panel: Starting my health care company out of Stanford - What does it take?

Date:   May 20, 2010

Time:   12:00pm

Location:   GSB S161
Sponsor:   GSB Health Care Club

Event details:  

Leon Chen is a co-founder of KAI Pharmaceuticals , where he served in a number of positions, including Senior Director of Technology. He now works in venture capital at Skyline Ventures, and was previously an EIR at Venrock Associates. He received a BA in Biochemistry from University of California at Berkeley in and a Ph.D. from the Department of Molecular Pharmacology at Stanford University. He received an MBA from Stanford Business School, Class of 2009.

Darin Buxbaum is the CEO and Co-Founder of HourGlass Technologies, a medical device company creating minimally invasive treatments for obesity. He earned his Bachelor's degrees in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Economics from Duke University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Class of 2004.

David Johnson was a co-founder and COO of Gene Security Network , a Silicon Valley genetics startup funded by Sequoia Capital, Alafi Capital, and Claremont Creek Ventures. Dr. Johnson is a highly regarded expert in genomics and has commercialized multiple industry-leading diagnostic technologies. Most recently, Dr. Johnson is founder and CEO of a new genetics venture, GigaGen, Inc., whose primary mission is to bring next-generation sequencing into clinical practice. Dr. Johnson obtained a Ph.D. in Genetics from Stanford University.

-Lunch will be provided-

Additional information and/or registration:  

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