Scientific Entrepreneurs Society: Guest Speaker, Seth Orlow
Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Guest speaker Seth Orlow will share his entrepreneurial journey with a Q & A session, plus time for networking!
Seth J. Orlow MD PhD is the Weinberg Professor of Pediatric Dermatology, a Professor of Cell Biology and Pediatrics, and, since 2006, Chairman of the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at NYU School of Medicine. A graduate of Harvard College in Biochemical Sciences, Dr. Orlow completed the Medical Scientist Training Program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine earning a PhD in Molecular Pharmacology. He joined the NYU faculty following internship at Mt. Sinai and residency and fellowship in Dermatology at Yale. An expert in the molecular and cellular biology of melanocytes and genetic and pediatric disorders of skin, hair and nails, Dr. Orlow is an author of over 185 peer reviewed articles. Among his honors, he has been elected to the American Dermatological Association and received a lifetime achievement award from the American Skin Association.
In 1996, along with several colleagues from NYU, Dr. Orlow was a cofounder of Anaderm, a drug discovery company which was acquired in 2001 by Pfizer, its major shareholder. From 2001-2009, he was associated with Easton Capital Partners, focused on healthcare venture capital, where he rose from advisor to partner, and he has served on the NYU Life Science Venture Innovation Board since its inception. He has licensed technologies to both established and startup companies, and has served as a strategic advisor to many biopharma, device and financial service companies.
When & Where
NYU Entrepreneurial Institute & NYU School of Engineering
Founded in 2012, the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute offers educational programming, events, resources, and funding, via the NYU Innovation Venture Fund, to inspire, educate, connect, and accelerate entrepreneurs across NYU. Learn more at nyu.edu/entrepreneur.