Joe Payne is the founder, CEO, and chairman of Arcturus Therapeutics. His story is one of resilience, perseverance, and good science. Joe has an exceptional track record of ushering novel therapeutics to the clinic, including targeted RNA medicines using nanoparticle delivery technologies. Joe's background includes over 20 years of drug discovery at Merck, DuPont, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Kalypsys, and Nitto. His academic training includes having gone to BYU, the University of Calgary, and...
James Bergin, Vice President of Law at Johnson & Johnson Innovation, is passionate about equipping his colleagues with all of the resources they need to be successful. This, of course, includes legal wisdom, contract-writing skills, and technical acumen; but it also includes empathy and a clear sense of mission. James shares his story on this episode of the Johnson & Johnson Innovation podcast and how his sense of mission informs his work.
For Peter Shen, delivering innovation that truly makes a difference in the lives of patients around the world is not just his job, but also a personal mission. Shen, the Global Head of Research & Development for Johnson & Johnson Medical Device Companies, joins the J&J Innovation podcast to discuss his career and his outlook for the medical device industry.
On this episode, we talk with Cris De Luca, a digital health leader at Johnson & Johnson, about how things like wearables, artificial intelligence and voice-technology will eventually become "invisible" to us, but play a vital part in preventing, intercepting and curing disease.
In this episode, we chat with Sajeev Kohli, the grand prize winner of the 2018 International BioGENEius Challenge, and his research on recruiting endogenous proteins for site-specific transport as a novel gene carrier design.
In this episode, we chat with Sharon Chan, Head of JLABS @ Shanghai, about her unique career path, and the rising opportunities she sees for early stage start ups in Shanghai and the Asia Pacific region in general.
To celebrate the JLABS San Diego alumni homecoming event this week we're bringing you some stories from past JLABS alumni and residents. In this episode you will hear from Tim Mullen of Intheon, Alberto Osio of Yolia, Stephane Richard of Cure match, and Helge Zieler of Primordial Genetics. Who all are sharing their inspiration and what we are calling serendipity in science
On this episode, we talk with Levit Nudi, who was named one of the five winners of the inaugural Champions of Science — Africa Storytelling Challenge. Nudi, a self-taught software developer and tech enthusiast, developed the mobile app Tambua to help prevent the spread of counterfeit and substandard prescription medications throughout Africa.
On this episode, we talk with Maame Ekua Manful, who was named one of the five winners of the inaugural Champions of Science — Africa Storytelling Challenge. As an academic research student in Ghana, Manful heads a start-up that’s developed a new yogurt to fight vitamin A deficiency in developing countries.
On this episode, we talk with Elizabeth Kperrun, who was named one of the five winners of the inaugural Champions of Science— Africa Storytelling Challenge. Kperrun is CEO of Zenafri Limited, which develops educational apps to teach children in Africa new languages.
On this episode, we talk with Philippa Ngaju Makobore, who was named one of the five winners of the inaugural Champions of Science— Africa Storytelling Challenge. Makobore was part of a team of engineers that developed a prototype product that aims to regulate lifesaving IV fluids and drugs.
On this episode, we talk with Askwar Hilonga, who was named one of the five winners of the inaugural Champions of Science— Africa Storytelling Challenge. Hilonga, a chemical engineer and a senior lecturer at the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, is the inventor of Nanofilter, a low cost water filter that cleans contaminated water in rural areas of Tanzania.
On this episode we're joined by Seema Kumar, Vice President of Innovation, Global Health and Science Policy Communication for J&J, who tells us about the Africa Storytelling Challenge, and how it helps foster champions of science.
On this episode of the J&J Innovation podcast, we sit down with Kathy Connell, Senior Director of New Ventures, Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) for Johnson & Johnson Innovation, California. Kathy talks about her career path, from speech pathologist to her current role in identifying new technologies, new medical devices, pharmaceuticals, consumer health coming out of ANZ. Kathy also discusses her passion for diversity and inclusion in innovation – whether it be by gender, by geography or...
On today’s special episode of the J&J Innovation podcast, celebrating this year's International Women's Day theme of "Better for Balance," we interview Alison Whitmore, creator of the J&J Families community on Baby Center. When Alison became pregnant with her first child, she wanted to connect with other parents and “moms-to-be” at work to share experiences, tips, and advice. This lead to the idea of an online community for other J&J employees like herself. Several years later, that idea has...
On this episode of the J&J Innovation Podcast, we talk with Rowan Chapman, Head of Innovation, Western North America, Australia & New Zealand at Johnson & Johnson, about her journey to J&J and the trends she sees across Healthcare.
On this episode of the J&J Innovation Podcast, we talk with Kara Bortone, head of JLABS in San Diego, about her career path from bench scientist to business leader, as well as the startup scene in San Diego.