Poster for a PDF Appreciation Week 2021 (Sept 20-24) event. Peer-to-Peer Workshop: Entrepreneurship. Sept 23, 4-5 pm. Panel discussion with UHN trainees/alum: Mohammadali Ahmadpour, CEO ExVilent Ltd.; Natalie Galant, Co-Founder Paradox Immunotherapies; Yulong Sun, Co-Founder Paradox Immunotherapies. The poster includes the ORT logo and photos of Mohammadali and Yulong.

Postdoc Appreciation Week – Peer-to-Peer Workshop on Entrepreneurship

The ORT, Health Innovation Hub, and the UHN Postdoc Association invite you to a PDF Appreciation week event on Entrepreneurship. 

This workshop is part of the ORT’s Peer-to-Peer workshop series, where UHN trainees host workshops to share their skills and experiences with other trainees. Join us to hear from three UHN trainees/alum on their experiences with entrepreneurship.

Join to learn with:

  • Mohammadali Ahmadipour, CEO of ExVilent
  • Dr. Natalie J. Galant, Co-Founder of Paradox Immunotherapies
  • Dr. Yulong Sun, Co-Founder of Paradox Therapies

Note: this workshop is restricted to only UHN trainees.

Register for Postdoc Appreciation Week events here.

Calendar link with Zoom information here: Peer-to-Peer Entrepreneurship Workshop.

Speaker Bios:

Mohammadali Ahmadipour: B.Eng in chemical and biomedical engineering, MASc in Tissue engineering from IBBME, Worked as bioengineer in Princess Margaret hospital and ExVilent CEO.

Dr. Natalie J. Galant: Dr. Galant received her PhD in medical biophysics from the University of Toronto, where her work helped lead to the development of a therapeutic antibody for the potential treatment of ATTR Amyloidosis. She has expertise in antibody design, immunotherapy, and biochemical immuno-characterization. Dr. Galant was the winner of the inaugural Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research ECHO 2019 $250,000 pitch competition. She is the recipient of numerous academic fellowships and has co-authored over 15 publications in research areas ranging from chemical informatics to immunotherapy drug development.

Dr. Yulong Sun: Dr. Sun received his MSc in biochemistry and PhD in medical biophysics from the University of Toronto, where he studied protein misfolding in neurodegenerative diseases. His work resulted in new insights into the molecular mechanisms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia. Dr. Sun was the winner of the inaugural Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research ECHO 2019 pitch competition.

Date

Sep 23 2021

Time

4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Category

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