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MedTech Leaders Share Insights From Their Product Development Journeys

March 16, 2022 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT



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    Our Moderator, Laurin Noel, VP of Business Development at Sunrise Labs, will guide a round table discussion on perspectives ranging from start-ups nearing commercialization to large global organizations with game-changing product portfolios.
    Specific medtech challenges covered include: 1) Improved preservation of donor organs in transport; 2) Treatment of postoperative intestinal blockage; and 3) strategies used to manage complex software development efforts at a global medtech leader.
      Swarna Balasubramaniam, MD

      Swarna Balasubramaniam, MD

      CEO, Founder, and Surgeon, Noleus Technologies

      Dr. Balasubramaniam is a colon & rectal surgeon and the founder of Noleus Technologies. Noleus is a novel therapeutic medical device that accelerates patient recovery after abdominal surgery operations by treating post-operative ileus (intestinal obstruction).

      Efdal Elferri, MS

      Efdal Elferri, MS

      MS R&D Manager, Abbott

      Efdal Elferri oversees scrum teams of software engineers developing next generation products at Abbott. She is responsible for requirements development throughout the entire product lifecycle across multiple platforms and leads process improvements within the R&D organization.
      Lisa Anderson, PhD

      Lisa Anderson, PhD

      CEO, President & Co-Founder, Paragonix

      Dr. Anderson leads Paragonix, founded in 2010, which is developing the Paragonix Sherpa™ Cardiac Transport System, a novel, single-use organ preservation device to improve donor organ quality. Her PhD is in Medical Genetics from Cambridge University.
      Laurin Noel

      Laurin Noel

      VP, Business Development Sunrise Labs, MODERATOR

      Laurin Noel has spent 20+ years partnering with medical device companies to accelerate product development and bring innovative medical technologies to market.
      Andrea Cahill - CO-CHAMPION

      Andrea Cahill - CO-CHAMPION

      Sr. Systems Engineer, Boston Scientific; Board of Directors, MDG Boston

      Urvi Kanakaraj, MS, CO-CHAMPION

      Urvi Kanakaraj, MS, CO-CHAMPION

      Software Quality Engineer, PathAI; Program Central, MDG Boston


      Mar 16, 2022: 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm EDT

      • 4:30 – 5:00 General Networking
      • 5:00 – 6:00 Panelist Forum
      • 6:00 – 6:30+ Meet the Speakers & More Networking

      All Zoom links for the Forum and Networking sessions
      will be sent upon registration and again just prior to the event.


      March 16, 2022
      4:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
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      MDG Boston