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Donald Taylor, PhD, MBA, CLP

University of Pittsburgh
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences Translation
Donald P. Taylor, PhD, MBA, CLP, is Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences Translation, Executive Director, sciVelo, Co-director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute Innovation Core, Associate Director, Center for Medical Innovation, Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics and of Plastic Surgery, School of Medicine, and Associate Professor of Bioengineering, Swanson School of Engineering.
Dr. Taylor has more than 20 years of life sciences translational research and commercial translation experience. His current responsibilities include driving academic commercial translation across the six University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences schools (Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Dental Medicine, Public Health, and Health & Rehabilitation Sciences) to accelerate commercial translation of Pitt’s discoveries and inventions, grow corporate sponsored research, secure commercial translation grants, and help train the next generation of world-class commercial translation students, staff, and faculty. Dr. Taylor’s research spans translational scientific investigations into metastatic breast cancer latency and chronic wound healing as well as new methods for health sciences commercial translation. Dr. Taylor is currently a co-investigator on two NIH-funded U01 grants including the Michigan-Pittsburgh-Wyss Regenerative Medicine Resource Center and co-investigator on an FDA-funded P50 grant to establish the Pennsylvania Pediatric Device Consortium. Prior to his academic career, Dr. Taylor served as Founder, Co-founder, Board Chairman, CEO, and Vice President across six life sciences companies – all of which have been acquired by companies including Hospira and IBM. Dr. Taylor holds a PhD in Bioengineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, May 14
 

3:15pm EDT