Resources for MedTech Initiatives

Leveraging Dartmouth's Magnuson Center & Tech Transfer Office 

Register Below:

June 2024


Thursday, June 27th, 2024

Event Starts: 4:30pm


Dartmouth Engineering and Computer Science Center (ECSC)
15 Thayer Drive, Suite 001,  Hanover, NH 03755


Connecting Innovators with Essential Tools 

Join us for a panel-style discussion designed for innovators and entrepreneurs in the MedTech industry. Discover the wealth of tools and resources available through Dartmouth's Magnuson Center and Tech Transfer Office. Connect with experts, gain valuable insights, and learn how to leverage Dartmouth's extensive support network to advance your MedTech initiatives. 

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Barry Schweitzer, Ph.D

Associate Director, Magnuson Center/Dartmouth

Barry Schweitzer, Ph.D. joined the Technology Transfer Office as Senior Business Development and Licensing Manager in 2019, after 20+ years of experience in management and leadership positions in the biotech industry. Prior to joining Dartmouth, he was a Venture Partner at Elm Street Ventures, a seed and early stage venture capital firm based in New Haven, CT, where he led investments in the life sciences.  He also served on the board of the Elm City Innovation Collaborative, an organization supported by the State of Connecticut to promote, connect, and enable New Haven’s diverse innovation ecosystem, and was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Yale University and the University of Connecticut. 

Roy Schmidt 

Program Manager, Magnuson Center/Dartmouth

Roy is the Program Manager for Startup Support at the Magnuson Center. Roy started his career in tech working for Disney and Microsoft, followed by over 15 years of product and marketing experience across a wide range of consumer and B2B startups. With a strong background in technology and entrepreneurship, Roy has successfully led numerous initiatives, driving innovation and growth. His expertise in navigating the complexities of startup ecosystems and his passion for fostering new ventures make him a vital asset to the Magnuson Center, where he continues to support and mentor emerging MedTech innovators.

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Sol Diamond

CEO, Lodestone Biomedical

Sol is an associate professor of engineering at Dartmouth where he teaches the capstone engineering design sequence, as well as computer-aided design. His research in biomedical engineering currently focuses on in vivo biosensing of immunotherapy treatment response in the tumor microenvironment with magnetic nanoparticles. Sol is the co-founder and CEO of Lodestone Biomedical where he is commercializing the biosensor technology to increase the success rate of drug development in immuno-oncology. Sol also serves as the co-director of the Design Initiative at Dartmouth (DIAD) where he applies design methods and mindsets to facilitate interdisciplinary scholarship at the intersection of technology and the liberal arts in service to society.

Cheryl Junker 

Associate Director, TTO/Dartmouth

Cheryl joined the Dartmouth Tech Transfer Office in March 2020 and brings 15+ years of experience in university tech transfer and intellectual property. Cheryl came to Dartmouth from the University of Georgia, where she was recruited to develop a technology transfer program to support the newly-established UGA College of Engineering. She previously worked in the technology transfer offices at the Georgia Institute of Technology and at North Carolina State University. 

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