Michael Paris

Michael Paris

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Paris is an accomplished product development and operations executive with extensive experience in lifecycle management of innovative medical devices. He brings expertise in building and leading technology development and operations in early-stage ventures, as well as mature companies. Additionally, he has led and contributed to the successful regulatory authorizations (PMA and 510(k)) and commercial launch of numerous products. Prior to becoming CEO, Mr. Paris was Clinical Genomics’ Chief Operating Officer with oversight of all business subsidiaries.   Prior to joining Clinical Genomics, he served as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, Operations and Technology Development, at Origin Inc., a biotechnology company. He had also held positions of increasing responsibility at Bioconnect Systems, a medical device company; Orthovita, Inc., which was acquired by Stryker Corporation in 2011, and Rex Medical, a medical device company specializing in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of innovative, minimally invasive medical devices. Mr. Paris received his BS degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Temple University, and an Executive MBA from Lebow College of Business, Drexel University.

Lawrence LaPointe, PhD

Lawrence LaPointe, PhD

Scientific Advisor and Co-Founder

Larry LaPointe, PhD, has more than two decades building healthcare companies to transform cancer testing, including most recently as co-founder of Clinical Genomics. He previously served as CTO and general manager of Enterix Inc, a cancer screening company he also co-founded. Dr. LaPointe is a well-published research scientist and holds numerous patents in biomarker discovery, cancer detection and molecular diagnostics. He has a BS in Biology from Florida State University and a PhD in Bioinformatics from Flinders University, Australia.

Edward Rosen

Edward Rosen

Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer

Ed Rosen is an experienced global life sciences and oncology business leader with a proven track record in strategic planning, commercialization and P&L optimization. He has successfully led companies through periods of transformational growth, overseeing commercialization, innovation and product development across pharmaceutical, device and diagnostic businesses in key markets. He also brings a wealth of knowledge around health economics and reimbursement, having initiated and navigated several national coverage determinations. Most recently, he was an Executive in Residence at Columbia University, where he worked with entrepreneurs and inventors to facilitate the transfer of research innovations from the lab to the market, and to support start-up efforts across therapeutic, diagnostic and device applications. Prior to that, Mr. Rosen held positions of increasing responsibility at Johnson & Johnson, where he focused on oncologic immune cell therapy and circulating tumor cells for research and clinical use. Mr. Rosen holds a BA in Business Studies, from the University of Lincoln, Hull, United Kingdom.

Susanne K. Pedersen, PhD

Susanne K. Pedersen, PhD

Scientific Advisor and Co-Founder

Susanne Pedersen has deep commercial experience focused on biomarker discovery and validation including product concept to successful commercial launch. IVD assay expertise includes molecular diagnostics, proteomics, and immunoassays in esoteric pathology labs as well as point of care testing. Since 2010, her concentrated expertise has been in epigenetics and cell free DNA measurements for cancer detection. Dr. Pedersen is the Inventor of biomarker discovery patents and has a successful track record building cross-functional teams that meet commercial milestones including scale up. B.Sc. (Cell Biology; Southern University of Denmark, 1996); Ph.D. (Molecular Biology; Southern University of Denmark; 2000).