About this Webinar
The "Inspire" Seminar Series was developed by Enventure to help students learn about the reality of working in the biotech and biomedical fields. The series consists of a number of events starring guest speakers coming from different areas in the biotech and biomedical industries.
Dr. Lauren Cornell is an experienced research scientist with a strong history of military collaborations. She obtained her Ph.D. in Translational Science from the UT Heath San Antonio/UTSA/UT Austin Joint Program. She obtained her M.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering from UT Health San Antonio/UTSA and her B.S. degree in Genetics from Texas A&M University. She has a wealth of experience, including being the Commander of Campaign 6 Mission 1 Mars Analog with NASA, a research scientist looking to improve clinical outcomes for the warfighter with the United States Air Force 59th Medical Wing, and a research fellow at the FDA where she analyzed clinical data to optimize drug dosing design in clinical trials. Currently, Dr. Cornell is the CEO and Co-Founder of NovoThelium, LLC, a start-up company investigating nipple areola complex replacements for patients who have undergone mastectomy. She has been awarded numerous grants and fellowships. This includes a grant from the National Science Foundation Innovation Corp Program for nipple regeneration. NovoThelium has won multiple business awards, including 1st place at BioFest Invest 2022, sponsored by BioMedSA, for the best business pitch, as well as NovoThelium winning the Spring 2017 Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition at the University of Texas, a McCombs School of Business Center of Excellence.
Participants attending this event will learn about the story of Dr. Lauren Cornell and her experiences of being an entrepreneur and founding her own company. In addition, there will be a final Q&A where the audience will be able to ask direct questions to Dr. Cornell.