Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

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Expert Details

Neuroscience: Medical Device Commercialization, Neurodegeneration, TBI, Musculoskeletal Disorders, and Rare Disease Genetics

ID: 739914 Georgia, USA

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Expert is distinguished scientific professional with expertise in neurodegeneration, TBI, musculoskeletal disorders, and rare disease genetics. With a Ph.D. in Biomedical Science-Neuroscience, she has dedicated her career to advancing neuro-medical technology and improving the lives of individuals through innovative solutions. Expert brings a wealth of experience to the table, having worked extensively on medical devices related to brain inflammation. Her research in this area has contributed significantly to the understanding and treatment of neurological disorders, demonstrating her commitment to cutting-edge scientific inquiry and practical application. She has also presented at multiple conferences covering categories such as mental health therapeutics, mitochondrial diseases, and neurodegeneration.

Currently serving as a member of the University of Illinois Office of Technology Management, Expert's role is to help bridge the gap between academia and industry. In her capacity, she leverages her expertise to facilitate the commercialization of medical technologies, ensuring that groundbreaking research translates into tangible solutions that benefit society at large. In addition to her role at the University, Expert serves as the Chief Scientific Officer at a leading company focused on the development, research, and commercialization of medical devices. Here, she spearheads efforts to harness haptics-based technology for neurological testing, pushing the boundaries of innovation in the field of medical diagnostics. Furthermore, Expert is a visionary entrepreneur, having founded and led a company dedicated to creating technology that enhances the quality of life for disabled individuals and their caregivers. As Founder and CEO, she oversees the development of groundbreaking solutions, including a special diaper designed to meet the unique needs of adults with disabilities and incontinence.

Driven by a passion for innovation and a commitment to making a positive impact, Expert is a sought-after consultant known for her ability to provide strategic insights, drive product development, and navigate the complex landscape of biomedical innovation. With a diverse skill set spanning research, commercialization, and entrepreneurship, she stands ready to collaborate with clients to bring transformative ideas to fruition.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2022 Degree: PhD Subject: Biomedical Sciences Institution: University of Texas Medical Branch
Year: 2018 Degree: BS Subject: Neuroscience Institution: Georgia State University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2023 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Chief Scientific Officer Department:
Startup pioneering novel neuroscience derived solutions to address emergency care challenges for people living with neurological disorders. Tackling the unmet need and frustration with the current system. Bridging neurology care and emergency services using AI + specialized data capture enabling rapid response.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2023 to 2024 Employer: University of Illinois Chicago Title: Technology Commercialization Fellow Department:
• Responsible for providing screening and counsel on Neuroscience and medical device related technological inventions.
• Provide market background and product viability sense ensuring reasonable team resource allocation.
• Responsible for maintaining and fostering relationships within the medical device community leading to increased development or licensing of technology.
• Responsible for marketing by creating technology specific strategies and providing individualized options for potential licensees. Includes the creation of descriptive and creative marketing materials.
• Responsible for understanding and applying IP strategy to technology portfolios while working with patent coordinators.
• Provide support to UIC faculty including resources for technology development, understanding of the patent process, licensing, or product pipeline.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2022 to 2022 Employer: Houston Methodist Hospital Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow Department:
• Responsible for scientific exchange across multiple audiences including MDs, researchers, veterinarians, and medical and research students leading to progress in nano-implant development.
• Responsible for reviewing scientific manuscripts in various journals related to neurological therapeutics.
• Provided leadership and education on collaborative projects between institutions such as Houston Methodist Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, and the University of Texas.
• Responsible for development of Nano-fluidic implants for drug delivery adhering to nano-implant standard process and regulatory/compliance protocols/procedures.
• Provided robust scientific and clinical education on immunology, drug delivery, and scientific research to staff researchers and students.
• Responsible for maintaining relationships within the Houston medical community.
• Responsible for understanding healthcare systems, patient care, clinical, and pre-clinical research.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2018 to 2022 Employer: University of Texas Medical Branch Title: Researcher - Part time Department:
• Responsible for advancing Neuroscience medical device research for the treatment of injury and neurodegenerative disorders (i.e. Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, CTE, TBI, etc.) via neuro-immunology mechanisms.
• Experience with biomarker studies and mechanism of action studies including neuroimmunology basics.
• Rotational experience with clinical trial research involving muscular development
• Responsible for scientific communication at conferences such as SfN, Journal of Neurotrauma, and 10 scientific symposiums.
• Responsible for interpretation of key scientific data and translation of data to meet educational and research needs.
• Experience with exosome and lysosome modality research.
• Received UTMB Summer Neuroscience Symposium Service Award- 2019
• Neuroanatomy Teaching Assistant, 2020, University of Texas, Medical Branch
• Responsible for mentorship of five medical students.
• Developed strong interpersonal skills.
• Certified in Advanced Business Management, University of Houston Clear Lake
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2016 to 2018 Employer: Visiting Nurse Healthcare Title: Clinical Care Assistant Department:
• Responsible for feedback and insight via written reports and verbal communication facilitating patient care and data acquisition on rare-disease genetic mutation.
• Fostered collaborative relationships using excelled interpersonal skills between neuroscientists and neurologists to gather clinical insights on issues related to mental health research and childhood ASD.
• Responsible for symptom tracking during patient adherence to Epilepsy medication and neurological therapeutics, leading to data driven therapeutic effect.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2015 to 2017 Employer: Georgia State University Title: Research Project Leader Department:
• Responsible for scientific support to investigators regarding study design and data analysis leading to NIH-funded research continuation projects and NIDA funding.
• Presented at the 2016 COURI symposium and many Atlanta GSU scientific symposiums.
• Expertise in accessing and using online scientific and clinical resources (i.e. PubMed, Google Scholar, etc.) Responsible for large set data analysis, configuration, and mining using various software including data view, image J (Fiji), GraphPad Prism, R, Python, and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point).

Career Accomplishments

Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has presented at multiple conferences covering categories such as mental health therapeutics, mitochondrial diseases, and neurodegeneration.

Fields of Expertise

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