Entrepreneurial Biomedical Training Options
The CRTC, working in conjunction with the Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship, has developed several new training opportunities for students interested in translation of medicine through entrepreneurial endeavors. Below are details about these training opportunities as well as links to other entrepreneurial related resources available at or around Washington University.
TL1 Postdoctoral Program in Accelerated Innovation
The objective of the TL1 Postdoctoral Program in Accelerated Innovation at Washington University is to demystify the processes of commercialization of new technology/translational discoveries by learning how to move projects to the next stage of commercialization and how to establish value-creating milestones, costs, and timelines. Trainees participate in one of two tracks: Entrepreneurship or Research Innovation and Technology Transfer. Learn more »
Entrepreneurial MSCI Thesis Option
It is now possible to complete the Master of Science in Clinical Investigation (MSCI) with an entrepreneurial related thesis project, in conjunction with entrepreneurial electives, and an externship with an experienced entrepreneur as mentor. This is an option to replace the degree’s traditional requirement of completion of a clinical research project culminating in submission of a peer reviewed manuscript to an appropriate journal. Learn more »
Evidence Based Entrepreneurial Workshop Series
Attend a free weekly lecture series on the Medical Campus, conducted by Emre Toker of the Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship. This series covers information on how to identify viable new venture concepts, build plans for a sustainable and scalable enterprise, and get ventures off the ground! The series runs 2-3 times a year. For dates and times of upcoming sessions e-mail Jen Mosher. Also available online are video recordings of previous sessions. Learn more »
TL1 Standard student and MD/PhD candidate, Ravi Chacko works with a University based team has created what its inventors hope will be an aid for veterans and others: an app that measures a user’s stress and suggests steps to alleviate it.