Northwestern Start Ups

Biotech / Biomedical

Actuate Therapeutics, Inc.

Andrew Mazar
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology
 
Andrey Ugolkov
Center for Developmental Therapeutics

Acumen Pharmaceuticals

William Klein
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Neurobiology and Physiology
 
Grant Krafft
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry

Advanced Suture

Gregory Dumanian
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Surgery

American BioOptics

Vadim Backman
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Aptinyx

Joseph Moskal
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science Department of Biomedical Engineering

Cardiac Valve Innovations

Patrick McCarthy
Feinberg School of Medicine
Division of Cardiac Surgery

Cour Pharmaceutical Development Company Inc.

Stephen Miller
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Microbiology-Immunology
 
Lonnie Shea
McCormick School of Engineering
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Exicure

Chad Mirkin
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry
 
C. Shad Thaxton
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Urology

Gold Coast Therapeutics, Inc

Anthony J Schaeffer
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Urology
 
David J. Klumpp
Feinberg School of Medicine
Departments of Urology and Microbiology-Immunology

Praveen Thumbikat
Feinberg School of Medicine
Departments of Urology and Pathology

Innoblative Designs, Inc.

David Mahvi
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Surgery

Integrated Protein Technologies, Inc.

Neil Kelleher, PhD
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Departments of Molecular Biosciences and Chemistry

IntelliDrain

Ankit Bharat
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Surgery

MAKO Surgical Corporation (Acquired by Stryker)

Michael Peshkin
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Nanocytomics

Vadim Backman
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Nanosphere

Chad Mirkin
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry

Naurex (Acquired by Allergan)

Joseph R. Moskal
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Nerites (Acquired by Kensey Nash)

Phillip B Messersmith
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Northwestern Global Health Foundation

David Kelso
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Ohmx Corporation

Thomas Meade
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry

Opticent Health

Hao Zhang
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Biomedical Engineering
 
Cheng Sun
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Panther Biotechnology

Sui Huang
Feinberg School of Medicine Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

Preora Diagnostics Inc.

Vadim Backman
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Resonance Medical

Claus Richter
Feinberg School of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology

Rhythm Solutions

Rishi Arora
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Cardiology

TRACT Therapeutics, Inc.

Joseph Leventhal
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Surgery

Transplant Genomics

Michael M. Abecassis
Feinberg School of Medicine
Departments of Surgery and Microbiology/Immunology

VesselTek BioMedical

Guillermo Ameer
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Viamet Pharmaceuticals

Thomas O'Halloran
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry

Communication and Information Technology

4C Insights

Alok Choudhary
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Catapult

Adam Goodman
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Northwestern University Center for Leadership

Alan Wolff
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Director of Information Technology

Ear Machine, LLC

Andrew Sabin
School of Communication
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

FOM Networks

Vinayak Dravid
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Nanjee

Aleksandar Kuzmanovic
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Narrative Science

Larry Birnbaum
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Kris Hammond
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

NUCrypt

Prem Kumar
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Swift Education Systems

Matthew Taylor
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Director, Multi-Media Learning Center

Ziena (Acquired by Artelys)

Jorge Nocedal
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Robert Fourer
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Design and Robotics

MDAR

Oliver S. Cossairt
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

StarSight, Inc.

Hooman Mohseni
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Physical Sciences and Nanotechnologies

iNfinitesimal

Horacio Espinosa
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Mechanical Engineering

NanoAl, LLC

David C. Dunand
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
 
David N. Seidman
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Department of Materials Science and Engineering

NanoIntegris (Acquired by Raymor Industries)

Mark Hersam
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Material Science and Engineering

NuMat Technologies

Randall Q. Snurr
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Joseph T. Hupp
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry

PanaceaNano

Sir Fraser Stoddart
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences Department of Chemistry

Polyera

Tobin Marks
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry

Questek

Greg Olson
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Material Science and Engineering

SiNode Systems

Harold Kung
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Tanvas

Edward J. Colgate
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Mechanical Engineering
 
Michael Peshkin
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Zzyzx Polymers, LLC

Philip Brunner
Zzyzx Polymers, LLC
 
John Torkelson
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Materials Science and Engineering