Chris Stern, PhD

Senior Director, Translational Sciences

Christopher Stern, PhD is Senior Director, Translational Sciences at UPMC Enterprises. Chris joined UPMC Enterprises in February 2021 to help invest in innovative life science companies and to support the commercialization efforts of the internal portfolio. Prior to UPMC Enterprises, Chris was a Principal in L.E.K. Consulting’s Healthcare and Life Sciences practice supporting biopharma, diagnostic, and pharma service clients in the U.S., Europe, and Asia with key strategy, business development, and commercial issues. Chris completed a PhD in Neuroscience at the University of Minnesota working on neuronal stress peptide signaling pathway, and studied synchronous neural networks and epilepsy as a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

 

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