UW Coulter TRP Program Sponsors and Oversight Committee Members


The UW Coulter Translational Research Partnership Program sincerely appreciates the continuous support from our sponsors:

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  • Wallace H. Coulter Foundation
  • University of Washington Department of Bioengineering
  • University of Washington CoMotion
  • University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Washington Research Foundation

Coulter Oversight Committee

The Oversight Committee reviews and selects individual translational research projects that will be funded each year.

  • Norman J. Beauchamp, MD, MHS, Professor & Chair, UW Radiology
  • Elias Caro, MBA, VP of Technology Development, WH Coulter Foundation
  • Tom Clement, MBA, President & CEO, Aqueduct Neurosciences
  • Richard G. Ellenbogen, MD, FACS, Professor & Chair, UW Neurological Surgery
  • Beth G. Etscheid, PhD, Director of Research Commercialization & Director of Licensing, WRF
  • Ruben D. Flores-Saaib, PhD, Assistant VP of Business Development, LA BioMed
  • Cecilia Giachelli, PhD, Professor & Chair, UW Bioengineering
  • Paul M. Grand, Managing Director, RCT BioVentures
  • Ronald S. Howell, President & CEO, WRF
  • Vikram Jandhyala, PhD, Vice Provost for Innovation, UW; Professor, UW Electrical Engineering
  • Conrad Liles, MD, PhD, Professor & Associate Chair, UW Medicine
  • Carlos A. Pellegrini, MD, FACS, FRCSI, Professor & Chair, UW Surgery
  • Christopher H. Porter, PhD, CEO, Medical Genesis; Commercialization Consultant, WBBA
  • Per G. Reinhall, PhD, Professor & Chair, UW Mechanical Engineering
  • Allan Stephan, CEO, Stratos Group
  • Tim Sullivan, PhD, Director of New Frontier Science, Takeda Pharmaceuticals
  • Kassandra Thomson, PhD, UW Coulter TRP Program Director
  • Russell N. Van Gelder, MD, PhD, Professor & Chair, UW Ophthalmology
  • Fiona Wills, PhD, MBA, Director of Technology Licensing, UW CoMotion
  • Paul Yager, PhD, Professor, UW Bioengineering