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Leena Bhoite, Ph.D.

Bio

example imageLeena Bhoite joined TVC as a business and technology development manager with broad experience in academia and industry. She is responsible for evaluating IP, marketing, and commercializing technologies with a portfolio focus on medical devices, therapeutics, drug delivery, diagnostics, and clinical software. After joining the Health Sciences team in 2012, she has successfully worked with inventors and external partners to advance technologies to the market through funding opportunities, establishing collaborations, start-ups, and negotiating licenses.

Leena has a Ph.D. degree in Molecular Biology with oncology focus from University of Mumbai, India and a graduate scholarship from the Indian government. She pursued postdoctoral studies at the Salk Institute and the University of Utah, co-authoring over a dozen peer reviewed papers with presentations at various conferences. She later joined Myriad Pharmaceuticals, to hold lead positions in drug discovery/ pre-clinical programs and is a co-inventor on numerous pending patents. She has formal training in project management, work experience in medical devices, and is knowledgeable about development of class II and III FDA regulated products.

Contact

Title: Technology Manager
615 Arapeen Drive
Suite 310
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Direct: 801-213-3581
Office: 801-581-7792
leena.bhoite@tvc.utah.edu