Life Sciences Entrepreneurship As a Career Option

Steve Isaacman, Founder and CEO, PHD Biosciences


Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm


1605 Elings Hall


Chemist and entrepreneur Steven Isaacman, Ph.D. will discuss keys to success for today’s life science entrepreneur. Dr. Steven Isaacman is Founder & CEO of PHD Biosciences (, a New York City biotechnology company developing small molecule therapeutics for diseases with high unmet medical need, and Co-Founder of the emerging global over-the-counter drug and skin care brand PHD Skin Care (  At PHD Biosciences, Dr. Isaacman has successfully used non-dilutive funding, including SBIR and STTR grants, to de-risk the translational development of several technologies that are positioned to enter clinical trials in 2016.  Since 2011, he has been the Principal Investigator on 14 awards that total more than $7.5 million in non-dilutive funding.