Life Science & Healthcare

Joseph Bellanti, MD

Professor of Pediatrics & Microbiology-Immunology
Director, Immunology Center
Georgetown University Medical Center

Roger Berlin, MD

Founder and Principal, 1.618 Consulting, LLC
Former CEO and Director, Arno Therapeutics
Former President of Global R&D, Wyeth Consumer Healthcare
Former Head of Global Clinical Research Operations, Merck

Martha J. Connolly, PhD

Director, Mtech Baltimore and Director, BioEntrepreneurship, Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute
Adjunct Faculty, BioEngineering, University of Maryland
Former Director, Maryland Industrial Partnerships
Former Senior Biotechnology Industry Representative, State of Maryland Dept of Business & Economic Development
Co-founder, Clairus Technologies
Former Director of Business Development, EntreMed, Inc.

Bruce Crosby, MBA

Senior Vice President, Strategic Market, Program and Professional Development
Hospice Compassus
Former SVP, Corporate Development, Healthways, Inc.
Former Business Development, Pfizer
Former Venture Capital Investor, JPMorgan Partners

Tim Duffy

VP, Business Development, Omeros Corporation
Former Chief Business Officer, MDRNA Inc.
Former VP, Business Development, Prometheus Laboratories
Former Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals

Donald Ellis, PharmD, MBA

Managing Director, Specialty Pharmaceuticals and Biopharmaceuticals
Former Partner/Managing Director at Thomas Weisel Partners (acquired by Stifel Nicholas)
Former Partner/Managing Director at Robertson Stephens & Co.
Former Research Analyst at Montgomery Securities
Former Former clinical pharmacologist with the VA Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente hospital systems


Jamison Feramisco, MD, PhD
Practicing Physician – Hospitalist Medicine, Dermatology, and Wound Care
President & Chairman, Transfuse Solutions

Kevin J. Esval

President, VelocityHealth Securities, Inc.
Former Divisional COO of UnitedHealth Group

Kenneth J. Holroyd, MD, MBA
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research
Medical Director, Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization
Adjunct Professor of Management
Vanderbilt University
Former COO, Genaera Corporation

Leonard L. Mazur

Vice Chairman, Akrimax Pharmaceuticals
Former COO, Triax Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Joel Peek, PhD

CEO, Microarrays, Inc.

Thomas J. Pernice

CEO of Modena Holding Corporation
Partner, The Abraham Group
Former Sr. Advisor U.S. Department of Energy
Former Sr. Executive for David H. Murdock
The White House 1984-1992

R. Lawrence Van Horn, Ph.D, MPH, MBA

Associate Prof. of Economics and Management
The Owen Graduate School of Business Administration, Vanderbilt University
Executive Director Of Health Affairs
Director, Office of Sustainable Health Care Finance
Institute of Medicine & Public Health, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University