City of Hope Orange County Welcome Dinner Featuring Mathematics, Physics and Cancer Panel
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Wed
Mauro Ferrari is an Affiliate Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutics at the University of Washington. An active scientist-entrepreneur, Ferrari served in the past as tenured professor in engineering and/or medicine, at University of Texas institutions, at the University of California Berkeley, at the Ohio State University, and Weill Cornell Medicine. For about a decade he was president and CEO of the Houston Methodist Research Institute and served as executive vice-president of the Houston Methodist Hospital. Most recently, he presided over the European Research Council. His current entrepreneurial engagements are with DXT Pharmaceuticals (CEO), Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals (Director) and BrYet US (Scientific Founder). Dr. Ferrari is a pioneer of nanomedicine, transport oncophysics, and nanotechnology. His laboratory is actively engaged on these fronts, in particular in a DOD-funded endeavor to develop cures against metastatic breast cancer. In his career, he has overseen the clinical translation of dozens of new drugs and medical devices.