Popper and Co., a strategy consulting and transaction advisory firm guiding medical technology and life sciences companies working on the leading-edge of diagnostics and patient management, announced today the addition of Vincent Linder, PhD and Gene Vivino to its growing team of industry and clinical senior advisors. Both Dr. Linder and Mr. Vivino provide strong industry knowledge and extensive operating experience, in addition to broad networks in both Europe and Asia.
“At Popper and Company, we believe that diagnostics information will be increasingly necessary to drive more effective and efficient healthcare,” said Popper and Company Co-founder and President Caroline Popper MD, MPH. “We have a strong team of experts who have both experienced the power of diagnostics information, and who envisage this information-rich healthcare future, to foster the businesses that will implement real change in the industry. To that end, we are delighted that Gene and Vincent will join us in leading this charge and expanding our global reach.”
Dr. Linder is based in Portugal and has shepherded microfluidic technology out of academia, through product development and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval, and into commercialization. Dr. Linder also co-founded Claros Diagnostics, a technology company spun out of Harvard University. At OPKO Health, he was responsible for the technical and regulatory oversight for the launch of 4Kscore®, a blood test used in the management of prostate cancer. He is named on more than 300 issued patents in microfluidics and point-of-care diagnostics.
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