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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 ResearchInstitute@mgh.harvard.edu.


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

Nat Sims, MD
Physician Investigator,
Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine
Assistant Professor of Anesthesia,
Harvard Medical School

Nat Sims, MD, is a cardiac anesthesiologist and biomedical engineer at Massachusetts General Hospital, an Associate Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School, and a research scientist and medical device inventor.

Dr. Sims holds numerous U.S. patents and has received awards for his contributions to patient safety. He is currently involved with projects related to digital health initiatives, remote monitoring, and improvements to drug infusion devices.

Upcoming Talks:

  • May 22, 2019 - TBA
  • September 18, 2019 - TBA

Past Talks:

  • 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

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