May 6, 2015
“Convincing the ‘old guard’ of science and business to believe in the entrepreneur’s quest to change the future”
Thursday, May 28, 2015
5pm-6pm in HSB T-747
Leen Kawas, Ph.D.
CEO & President
M3 Biotechnology Inc., Seattle, WA
To view a video of Dr. Kawas’ talk: click here
Leen Kawas, Ph.D, is CEO and President of M3 Biotechnology Inc., an emerging company that is targeting growth-factor systems with a drug that could reverse the course of neurodegenerative disease. Kawas first trained as a molecular pharmacologist and worked as a pharmacist in Amman, Jordan. She subsequently trained in the Neuroventure Executive Training program at the Foster Business School and earned her Ph.D. in Pharmacology & Toxicology from WSU. Dr. Kawas’s goal and passion is entrepreneurship that leads to disease-modifying pharmaceuticals that address critical unmet medical needs. As a female entrepreneur with a scientific background, Kawas is also committed to mentoring women in science and business.