Guest: Robert Proulx
Presenter: Henry Acosta
Guest Bio: Robert Proulx, President and CEO of Imagion Biosystems, has over 25 years of experience bringing life science and medical device products through the development and commercialisation and joined the predecessor company, Senior Scientific as President and Chief Operating Officer. Previous employment experience includes President and General Manager for Silicon Biosystems developing an imaged-based “liquid biopsy” diagnostic platform for circulating tumor cells. His career in marketing and sales management spans the computer, life science and medical diagnostics industries. Robert holds a Master of Arts and Bachelor of Arts from The State University of New York at Albany and an Executive Master of Business Administration from the Penn State Smeal College of Business.
Segment overview: With many cancers growing unnoticed, Imagion Biosystems develops a medical imaging technology to detect cancer and other diseases in their earlier stages. This technology uses tiny bio-safe nanoparticles to ‘tag’ the cancer, with highly sensitive magnetic sensors holding the potential of detecting, locating and characterising tumours at their earliest stages.