IDEA² Faculty

2021 Edition

Rocío Anula
Hospital Clinico San Carlos

Mercedes Balcells-Camps
Principal Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Pamela Bellino
Patient Safety Manager, VA Boston Healthcare System 

Judith Birkenfeld
Researcher, Instituto de Optica “Daza de Valdes” 

Peter Bryant
Adjunct Professor, IE Business School

Carlos Castro González
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Leuko

Shivang Dave
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, PlenOptika

Michael K. Dempsey
Massachusetts General Hospital - CIMIT, Yale Center for Biomedical and Interventional Technology

José Estabil
Chief Business Officer, Cipherome

Stephan Gaehde
Chief of Emergency Services, VA Boston

Germán Gonzalez Serrano
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Gustavo Grande
Program Director, The Idea Center at Miami Dade College

Martha Gray
Professor of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Peter Hansen
Founder, Union Biometrica Technology Holdings 

Paul Hartung
Board Director and Strategy Advisor for MedTech Companies

Joaquin L. Herraiz
Associate Professor, Complutense University of Madrid

Arthur Hiller
Chief Corporate Development Officer, Nuritas

Beth Kahn
Associate Director at the New England Regional Innovation Node, MIT (NE I-Corps)

Alfredo Koning
General Manager, Cantabria Labs Nutrición Médica

Petra Krauledat
PNP Research Corporation

Wolfgang Krull
Managing Partner, Kessco 

Nancy Levy
Managing Partner, Biohealth Management 

Camila Maciel de Oliveira
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Norberto Malpica
Associate Professor, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos 

Francisca Mulero
Head, Molecular Imaging, CNIO, Spanish National Cancer Research Center

Andrea Pomerantz
Investigator, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research 

Pedro Rato Mendes
Researcher, CIEMAT

David Rothkopf
President and Founding Principal, MEDIcept

Barry Stein
Chief Clinical Innovation Officer, Hartford HealthCare 

Jason Tucker-Schwartz
Director of Marketing, NinePoint Medical

Jessica Tytell
Chief Scientific Officer, Qtection

Mary Wallingford
Principal Investigator, Tufts Mother Infant Research Institute


Faculty bios

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Iliyana Atanasova

Clarion Healthcare Columbia Engineering

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Mercedes Balcells-Camps

Program Chair IDEA² Global, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Pamela Bellino

Patient Safety Manager at VA Boston Healthcare System

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Judith Birkenfeld

Works at Instituto de Optica “Daza de Valdes”

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Carlos Castro González

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Michael K. Dempsey

CIMIT, Yale University

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José Estabil

Co-Founder, ADN Genomix

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Stephan Gaehde

Chief of Emergency Services at VA Boston

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Arnold Gelb

Senior Director, Clinical Development at Ziopharm Oncology

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Martha Gray

IDEA² Global Co-Chair, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Peter Hansen

Founder Union Biometrica Technology Holdings

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Arthur Hiller

CEO at Antyllus Therapeutics, Inc.

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Petra Krauledat

PNP Reseach Corporation

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Wolfgang Krull

Managing Partner at Kessco

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Nancy Levy

Managing Partner at Biohealth Management

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Norberto Malpica

Associate Professor at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

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Berta Marti Fuster

Head of Partner Relations at Oncokids Biosciences

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Andrea Pomerantz

Investigator at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

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Azahara Rodriguez

Scientific Advisor, Cantabria Labs

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David Rothkopf

President and Founding Principal, MEDIcept

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Barry Stein

Chief Clinical Innovation Officer, Hartford HealthCare

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Mehmet Toner

IDEA2 Global Co-Chair; Helen Andrus Benedict Professor of Biomedical Engineering Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Doris Sommer

Ira Jewell Williams, Jr., Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of African and African American Studies  Director of the Cultural Agents Initiative at Harvard University

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Jason Tucker-Schwartz

Director of Marketing at NinePoint Medical

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Jessica Tytell

Executive Director for the Biological Design Center at Boston University

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Amanda Wagner

VP, Corporate and Business Development Atlas Ventures

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Mary Wallingford

Principal Investigator, Tufts University School of Medicine

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Michael Woonton

Data Product Engagement Manager

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Claire Zhao

Scientist at Philips Research