BioInc@NYMC Hosts Science and Entrepreneurship Seminar web
Deborah Novick, director of BioInc@NYMC, and Barry Kappel, Ph.D., chief executive officer and founder of Sapience Therapeutics, co-presented "Science and Entrepreneurship" on January 28.
The special seminar discussed the process of turning research discoveries into actual therapeutics and how to achieve this as a scientist. Key features of the presentation included an overview of how to position a biotech startup for success and the pros and cons of pursuing an M.B.A. degree. Sapience Therapeutics, a BioInc@NYMC client, is focused on discovering and developing peptide-based therapeutics for major unmet medical needs, specifically high-mortality cancers.