Health X Design

Mar 16, 2017 @ 7 p.m. in San Francisco
Better data, connectivity, and lab innovations are helping us rethink healthcare practices, reshaping the healthcare industry at a rapid pace. In this episode of Designers + Geeks, our lightning talks will include perspectives from Dan Miller, CEO of Level Therapy, Arvind Gupta, entrepreneur investing in bio tech, and Amy Rappaport, scientist working on treatment personalization. We’ll look at how they are changing the way patients access care through technology.

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Amy Rappaport
Senior Scientist at Gritstone Oncology

Amy Rappaport is a Senior Scientist at Gritstone Oncology in Emeryville, CA, where she is working to advance innovative technology for personalized tumor vaccines. Prior to Gritstone, Amy developed diagnostic tests at Theranos, and as a postdoctoral researcher at Genentech, utilized mouse models to understand the progression of lung cancer. Amy earned her PhD in Biological Sciences at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in NY, where her research focused on identifying ways to target leukemia.

Arvind Gupta

Founder of IndieBio

Founder of the world's largest biotech seed fund, Arvind has made over 67 direct investments into early stage life science companies that are disrupting everything from the food supply chain to the healthcare system. Using design and science, Arvind helps these companies find product/problem fit and develop a frictionless business model to help monetize the value created. Formerly the design director of product development and strategy at IDEO and co-founder of fitness startup Starters, Arvind brings over a decade of experience in helping startups and Fortune 50 companies launch new tech products including the Samsung Galaxy Edge line of smartphones. In addition to founding the IndieBio program, a former equity options Market Maker, TEDx speaker, author and recipient of numerous international design awards and patents, Arvind is also an experienced BASE jumper. He holds a degree in Genetic Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Master’s Degree in Industrial Design from San Francisco State University.