Jeff Karp, Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School will be presenting at the upcoming Evolution Summit this November
marcus evans is very proud to announce Dr. Jeff Karp, Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School as a speaker at the Evolution Summit taking place in Boston this November.
Dr. Jeff Karp is a principal faculty member at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute and an affiliate faculty member at the Broad Institute and at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology.
He works in the fields of drug delivery, medical devices, stem cell therapeutics and tissue adhesives. He has published over 125 peer-reviewed papers, with 18,000 citations and has given over 300 invited lectures. He has over 100 issued or pending national and international patents. Several technologies developed in his lab have led to multiple products currently in development or on the market and for the launch of seven companies that have raised over $200 million in funding.
Karp has received over 50 awards and honors. Boston Magazine recently recognized Karp as one of 11 Boston Doctors Making Medical Breakthroughs. The Boston Business Journal recognized him as a Champion in Healthcare Innovation and MIT’s Technology Review Magazine (TR35) also recognized Karp as being one of the top innovators in the world (three members from his laboratory have subsequently received this award). Karp was elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s College of Fellows in 2013 and a fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) in 2018. His work has been selected by Popular Mechanic’s as one of the Top 20 New Biotech Breakthroughs that Will Change Medicine. Karp also won an internal Shark Tank award judged by Kevin O’Leary (from ABC’s Shark Tank). In 2018 Karp gave a TEDx talk on Radical Simplicity at Boston’s JFK Museum. Furthermore, in 2019 Karp a Grade 8 commencement speech at the Talcott Mountain Academy in Connecticut.
In addition to his research goals, Karp is dedicated to developing the careers of the next generation bioengineers at the forefront of regenerative medicine. He was selected as the Outstanding Faculty Undergraduate Mentor among all faculty at MIT and he received the HST McMahon Mentoring award for being the top mentor of Harvard-MIT students. To date, 20 trainees from his laboratory have secured faculty positions.
Karp dedicates significant time to inspiring the next generation through hosting multiple groups of grade school and high school children to his laboratory each year for lectures and hands-on demonstrations, including schools from Japan, Sweden and France, as well as through lectures at local and national schools.
At the upcoming Evolution Summit, Dr Jeff Karp will be speaking about ‘Tools for Accelerated Medical Innovation’. This talk will explore medical technologies being developed that harness lessons from nature for inspiration, from creatures such as geckos, spider webs, jellyfish, porcupine quills, snails, to spiny headed worms.
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