The Entrepreneurs Series at the Mass General Research Institute is an educational program of talks where our most entrepreneurial researchers to share their expertise and experience in moving scientific discoveries along the translational pathway to market and patient care.

The series is an intellectual community for scientists at Mass General to learn from various examples of translation or startup company success and failure, share best practices, and get relevant mentorship and guidance.

The series is produced collaboratively by ECOR and the Office of the Scientific Director and in close collaboration with Partners HealthCare Innovation. This series is co-directed by Gabriela Apiou, PhD, and David Milan, MD

These events are open to all Mass General employees only. Questions or feedback? please email


All presentations are on Wednesdays from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Date: February 12, 2020 
Simches Building, Room 3.110, Massachusetts General Hospital

Orhan Muratoglu, PhD

Professor, Orthopedic Surgery 
"Title TBD"

Past Talks
  • May 22, 2019 — From Bench to Bedside: Novel Diagnostic & Treatment for Acute Kidney Injury

    Sylvie Breton, PhD
    Investigator, Program in Membrane Biology/Center for Systems Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Richard Moerschner Endowed MGH Research Institute Chair in Men’s Health
    Charles and Ann Sanders MGH Research Scholar
    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

  • January 23, 2019 — Advanced Drug Delivery Systems: The Journey from "Smart Infusion Pumps" to Closed Loop Control of Human Physiology in Anesthesia and Critical Care
    Nat Sims, MD, Physician Investigator, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine; Assistant Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School
    Research scientist and medical device inventor
  • November 28,2018 — Venture Creation: A Case Study
    Jean-François Formela, MD, Partner, Atlas Venture
    Core Member, Research Institute Advisory Council Strategic Alliances Committee
  • September 26, 2018 - Internal Innovation to Bridge the Gap Between Academia and Commercialization -
    Mehmet Toner, MD, Helen Andrus Benedict Professor, HMS; Director of Research, Shriners Hospitals for Children; Director, BioMEMS Resource Center, Mass General, and Ravi Kapur, PhD, CEO, MicroMedicine Inc.; Entrepreneur-in-residence, Mass General Innovation Team Leader, Center for Circulating Tumor Cells, Mass General
  • June 20, 2018 - Intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography: A Translational Story
    Guillermo “Gary” J. Tearney, MD, PhD, Remondi Family Endowed MGH Research Institute Chair; Mike and Sue Hazard Family MGH Research Scholar; Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
  • May 23, 2018 - Science for the People
    R. Rox Anderson, MD, Director, Wellman Center for Photomedicine