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An International Conversation with…Tahir Mahmood
October 20 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm EDT
An International Conversation with… Tahir Mahmood, PhD, CEO & Co-Founder, Applied Molecular Transport
Curious about global careers in entrepreneurship and innovation? Whether you are just starting your studies at U of T, nearing graduation, or a recent graduate, developing the ability to think globally can play a key role in setting yourself up for success beyond university.
Join the Centre for International Experience on October 20th (12.30PM – 2PM EDT) for a conversation with U of T alumnus Tahir Mahmood (BASc 1996; MSc 2000), CEO and Co-Founder, Applied Molecular Transport, where he plans to share insights and experiences from studies in Canada, the United States and Europe, plus successful innovation ventures in California.
Please find below, a brief bio of our speaker, Tahir Mahmood.
Tahir Mahmood is CEO and Co-founder of Applied Molecular Transport, a California-based clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing targeted biological therapeutics for treating immunological, metabolic and other diseases. He is also Co-founder and board Director of Mindera Health, a skin genomics company. Previously, Tahir was a management consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton where he led the firm’s life sciences practice for the US West Coast. He was also Managing Director at Lake Sherwood Partners, Visiting Investigator at The Scripps Research Institute, and Principal Business Analyst at Amgen. Earlier, he was at Chienna (acquired by OctoPlus) and IsoTis S.A. (acquired by Integra Life Sciences) based in Boston and The Netherlands. He is inventor on more than 120 issued and pending patents. Tahir received a BASc in Mechanical Engineering and MSc in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Toronto. He holds a PhD in Chemical & Biomedical Engineering from a collaborative program between the University of Twente (The Netherlands) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology and Children’s Hospital Boston.
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