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Drawing directly from the mission of the School of Medicine, the focus of this initiative is to:

  • Embrace a culture of innovation to promote discovery
  • Facilitate dissemination of new knowledge through entrepreneurial pathways to advance basic medical knowledge and ultimately improve patient care


Tuesday, March 21, 2023, 2:00 PM
Room 208 Light Hall

“From Concept to Commercialization: Translational and Entrepreneurial Journeys”

Susan Eagle, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dr. Susan Eagle is a Professor of Anesthesiology, researcher, and entrepreneur at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Her practice in cardiothoracic anesthesiology has inspired her to create medical technologies that fill critical gaps in adult and pediatric cardiac surgery. Dr. Eagle has successfully ushered medical devices from concept to licensing and commercialization via three startup ventures. Dr. Eagle has received awards in clinical medicine, mentorship, and business, including Google Entrepreneurs, SEMDA, and NEXT.

This lecture takes place in-person on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at 2:00 pm in 208 Light Hall.
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