"Repairing Hearts, Improving Lives: Bringing the UA-Invented Beating Heart Graft to Market"

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm


Speakers will include:

  • Jordan Lancaster, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer and Co-founder of Avery Therapeutics Inc., who received his doctorate in physiology from the UA
  • Steve Goldman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Avery Co-founder, and Professor of Medicine at the UA Sarver Heart Center 
  • Jen Watson, PhD, Avery Chief Operating Officer who earned her doctorate in biomedical engineering from the UA
  • Lisa Lin, Tech Launch Arizona Licensing Manager for the College of Medicine

How do the results and inventions stemming from medical research make their way from the bench to the bedside?

Join Tech Launch Arizona as we talk with the Avery Therapeutics startup team: Jordan Lancaster, PhD, Steve Goldman, MD, and Jen Watson, PhD. Through careful planning and collaboration, they worked with TLA to take an invention developed at College of Medicine from the lab to the marketplace. The team will talk about their invention and experiences, and then field your questions about the research and technology, the company, and the launch of a UA startup. 

Dr. Carol Gregorio, vice dean for innovation and development for the College of Medicine - Tucson, will provide a brief introduction. 

Come and have lunch, and bring your great questions forour speakers. There will be ample time for Q&A. 


Download and share this event flier with your UA colleagues [PDF].

Event Contact: Linda Portillo, Executive Assistant, lindap@tla.arizona.edu | (520) 626-2303

Event Location: 

Medical Research Building, Room 102
University of Arizona Health Sciences Campus
1656 E. Mabel St.
Tucson, AZ 85721