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External Advisory Council

Neelum Aggarwal

Neelum Aggarwal, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences Rush University Medical Center, Director of Research, Rush Heart Center for Women

Kevin Byrne

Kevin Byrne

Observer, President & Chief Executive Officer, The University Financing Foundation

Kevin Considine

Kevin Considine

President & CEO, Lake County Partners

Tom Denison

Tom Denison

Observer, Founder, CEO & Chief Relationship Officer, SmartHealth Catalyzer

Lisa Dziekan

Lisa Dziekan, MA

VP Business Development, World Business Chicago

David Giljohann

David Giljohann, PhD

Co-Founder, Exicure Inc

Henry O. Gosebruch

Henry O. Gosebruch

Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer, AbbVie

Karen Heidelberger

Karen Heidelberger, MS, MBA

Partner, Chief Partnership and Communications Officer, Deerfield Management

Michelle Hoffmann

Michelle Hoffmann, PhD

Executive Director, Chicago Biomedical Consortium

Sean Kendall

Sean Kendall, PhD

Managing Partner, Arch Venture Partners

Sandra Laney

Sandra Laney, PhD

Senior Program Director, Science Innovation, Walder Foundation

Shobha Parthasarathi

Shobha Parthasarathi, PhD

VP, External Innovation & New Ventures, Xontogeny

Norbert G. Riedel

Norbert G. Riedel, PhD

Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, Aptinyx

Nicole J. Walker

Nicole J. Walker

Managing Partner, Arboretum Ventures

Heather Walsh

Heather Walsh

Executive Director, MedTech Cohort, mHUB Accelerator Program

Joe Whalen

Joe Whalen

Senior Vice President, Alliance and International Business Development, Horizon Therapeutics

Alan Weinstein

Alan Weinstein, MBA

Board of Trustees of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science

Paul Weiss

Paul Weiss

Managing Director, Venture Investors