18th Annual Biomedical Lectures Series to Host Dr. Anthony P. Green from The Nanotechnology Institute

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Anthony P. Green, Ph.D., Vice President of Technology Commercialization: Life Sciences at Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA, will present the lecture, “The Nanotechnology Institute™: Accelerating Innovation and Entrepreneurship through Technology Commercialization” on Wednesday, April 6, at 4 p.m. in the East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall.

Dr. Green’s focus at Ben Franklin is on large and region-wide technology partnerships and major initiatives. He serves as the Ben Franklin Director of The Nanotechnology Institute™ (NTI) and Energy Commercialization Institute (ECI) as well as leadership roles in the Mid-Atlantic Nanotechnology Alliance (MANA®), the Greater Philadelphia Innovation Cluster for Energy Efficient Buildings (GPIC) and university/industry partnerships in advanced textiles and water. He is also focused on new and evolving life sciences initiatives and the development and implementation of new models for innovation.

Dr. Green serves on the advisory boards of numerous regional translational research programs including the Coulter Foundation Translational Research Partnership program at Drexel University, Fox Chase Cancer Center’s Innovator’s Fund and the University City Science Center’s QED program, and is a visiting professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering at Drexel University. Dr. Green has over 30 years experience in the biotechnology industry, with a specialization in the research, development and commercialization of cutting-edge technologies primarily in small, emerging companies, including Centocor and Puresyn. Dr. Green earned his undergraduate degree in immunology with honors from Brown University, and received his Ph.D. from Temple University School of Medicine in microbiology and immunology.

The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Dr. Lakshmi Atchison at latchiso@chc.edu or call 215.248.7159.