Opportunities in Neuroscience

Date & Time

Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 12:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.





Image of Neurons

Presented by the NJ Academic Drug Discovery Consortium, Opportunities in Neuroscience is aimed at building a more robust regional neuroscience ecosystem to spur collaborations and speed technology commercialization. 

The event will feature three panel sessions to discuss the opportunities and challenges in neuroscience.

Panel Session

Moderator Panelists

Funding Priorities and Market Trends 

(12:00 Noon - 12:45 p.m.)

  • Vince Smeraglia, Rutgers University
  • Richard Hargreaves, Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Sonia Gulati, Kairos Ventures
  • Howard Fillit, Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
  • Donald Lo, NIH NCATS

Early Stage Opportunities: Exosomes

(12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.)

  • Ron Newbold, Spinogenix
  • Suzie Chen, Rutgers University
  • Sam Kongsamut, ILSE
  • Ki-Bum Lee, Rutgers University
  • David Lyden, Weill Cornell

Commercialization Challenges and Successes

(1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.)

  • Tony Williams, Princeton University
  • Peter Galie, Rowan University
  • Maral Mouradian, Rutgers University, MentiNova
  • Paola Leone, Rowan University, Bamboo Therapeutics
  • Miquel Vila-Perello, SpliceBio
  • George McConnell, Stevens Institute of Technology