Building a biotech startup- challenges and lessons from my journey with Juvena Therapeutics: SLAM Seminar Series

Seminar | November 18 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Hanadie Yousef, Co-Founder, Juvena Therapeutics, Inc.

 QB3 - California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences

Hanadie will discuss the stages of creating and building a biotechnology startup, from generating an idea and business model, networking, laying the foundations, fundraising and recruiting a team. She will share tips and lessons learned from the last 3 years on this journey.

Hanadie Yousef is a stem cell biologist, neurobiologist and entrepreneur leading Juvena Therapeutics in its mission to develop protein-based therapeutics to promote tissue regeneration and increase healthspan in the elderly. Dr. Yousef’s ground-breaking research over the last 17 years has been supported by multiple fellowships and grants leading to numerous issued and pending patents and high-profile publications on methods for tissue rejuvenation. Her key discoveries laid the foundation of Juvena Therapeutics’ venture-backed, drug discovery and preclinical development platform. Dr. Yousef earned a BS in Chemistry from Carnegie Mellon University, a PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology from UC Berkeley, pursued a 5-year postdoctoral fellowship in Neurology at Stanford School of Medicine and conducted R&D at Regeneron and Genentech.

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