The Westchester Biotech Project brings together researchers, engineers, and data scientists from across therapeutics, diagnostics, and devices. Based in the Westchester County, NY region, this is a borderless initiative with opportunities for local, national, and international collaboration.

We've just completed the Innovation in Research Symposium- Click for More

Register Now:
Young Investigators Webinar Series:
Bench to Bedside: Taking Research to the Market

November 28, 2017, Noon-1 pm EST Click Here to Register
Presenter, Vinit Nijhawan, 
Managing Director, University Patent Monetization program at UnitedLex

Just Completed:
Young Investigators Webinar Series:
Effective Communication in Biomedical Research

November 14, 2017 Watch for Recording- Click to Register for Updates!
Session 2- Peer To Peer Communication- Click for Description
A collaboration with the Westchester Biotech Project,
Rutgers Medical School,  & Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Presenter: Dr. Laura Green; Moderator: Dr. Doreen Badheka

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Just Completed:
Innovation in Research Symposium, October 26, 2017
Hosted by Fordham University Westchester
For the Agenda, Click Here

Update: Dr. Carla Romney of Fordham University hosted us, providing a beautiful location on the Fordham Westchester Campus. Her perspective is one we have discovered more than once in the few months since we launched. When she was in high school, she couldn't find a college or university in the region where she could study biomedical engineering. So, she left the area and eventually made her way to Boston where her career took off. At Boston University she was Assistant Dean at the School of Medicine. Now, she is Associate Dean for STEM and Prehealth Education at Fordham.

"Bringing together scientists, engineers, and clinicians from many companies and institutions is the best way to stimulate future research collaborations," says Dr. Romney. "The advancement of science and medicine depends on the presence of talented and passionate investigators and a supportive educational, economic and political climate. We need to nurture these resources in Westchester to build a vibrant biotech cluster here. We at Fordham see great promise in supporting the Westchester Biotech Project's initiatives going forward."

For us, this underscores the importance of our mission to nurture relationships across industry and academic institutions. Our diverse speakers included thought leaders from Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, Northwell Health, Fordham University, Regeneron, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Contrafect, Gilead Sciences, Empire State Development, My Green Lab, Sapience Therapeutics, Histogenetics, and more, who shared their research, opportunities for clinical studies, and funding sources. Click Here for Speakers
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We are building programs for 2018 by convening thought leaders from varied perspectives. These include discovery research, clinical development, institutional growth, supporting industries, and regional economic development. 
Send a note to Get Involved: info@westchesterbiotechproject.org 
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Recent Past Events:

Roundtable: Building the Westchester Biotech Cluster 
August 17, 2017  •  Westchester County Industrial Development Agency

Discussion of Elements of a Healthy Biotech Cluster, with Gary Keller of Xomix.com.

Hosted by our Community Partners at the Westchester County Industrial Development Agency. Click for More

 

Roundtable for Researchers
July 19, 2017  •  Westchester County Association

Our Roundtable for Researchers introduced scientist representatives from New York Medical College, Fordham University, Purchase College, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, and Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, who shared their interests in stimulating communication across their institutions. Bill Mooney...more