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February 22, 2017

Amgen Innovator Series Enable Awesome: Bootstrapping a Diagnostic from Idea to Industry

David Seftel, CSO and Peter Robinson, CEO
Enable Biosciences

Feb22aEnable Biosciences is a recent addition to the QB3@953 family – a spinout from the PhD work of a pair of Berkeley / Stanford grad students. Come hear the story of how two scientists with no business background teamed up with a sports medicine physician from South Africa to build the next generation of diabetes-screening technologies.

Feb22bPeter Robinson, PhD, is the CSO of Enable Biosciences. After completing his graduate work in chemistry at UC Berkeley and Stanford in 2016, he joined Enable Biosciences full-time. With Enable Biosciences, he won several startup competitions, including the Harvard Business School New Ventures Competition, the Diabetes Innovation Challenge, and the Stanford Predictives and Diagnostics Accelerator prize.

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