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Dr. Justin Sanchez Joins Battelle as Life Sciences Research Technical Fellow

BWW News Desk
April 15, 2019

Dr Justin Sanchez a noted expert in neurotechnology and Director of the Biological Technologies Office BTO at a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwdarpamil2Fampesheet51969641ampnewsitemid20190415005661amplanenUSampanchorDARPAampindex1ampmd56f9d542e4d51e8270bdedb7ceb62ace3 relnofollowDARPAa will join a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttp3A2F2Fwwwbattelleorgampesheet51969641ampnewsitemid20190415005661amplanenUSampanchorBattelleampindex2ampmd5843c93fe3314b32f39a48460afc71179 relnofollowBattellea as a Technical Fellow a prestigious position where he will guide Battelles life sciences research business Battelle is the worlds largest independent research and development organization and has a rich history of scientific innovation for nearly 90 years pblockquotep idpullquotepblockquote p Dr Sanchez becomes the second Technical Fellow within Battelle joining a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwbattelleorg2Fnewsroom2Fpressreleases2Fpressreleasesdetail2Fdramyheintznamedfirstbattelletechnicalfellowampesheet51969641ampnewsitemid20190415005661amplanenUSampanchorDrAmyHeintzampindex3ampmd525b5d571e4d915d9d973a259d6032d9b relnofollowDr Amy Heintza who is a recognized leader in Advanced Materials Battelles Tech Fellows are scientists and engineers whose body of work reputation in their field and vision for the future are nationally recognized Tech Fellows operate at the general management level serve on the leadership team lead the organizations overall technical investment strategies and drive collaboration across Battelle as well as with government industry and academia p p Were very pleased that Dr Sanchez will be joining Battelle to lead scientific advancement across our broad portfolio of life science offerings in medical devices pharmaceutical research biosecurity and public health said Matt Vaughan President of Battelles Contract Research business Justins long list of achievements and the respect he commands in both government and industry cannot be overstated His vision drive and willingness to take risks will be instrumental in accelerating innovation and building partnerships that accelerate our contribution to the next generation of transformative technologies that advance national security human health and wellbeing p p In his most current position at DARPA Sanchez led the office responsible for developing breakthrough biological technologies and capabilities for national security including those in neurotechnology gene editingsynthetic biology and infectious disease He led strategy development and during his tenure as the Director of BTO was responsible for growing the office to develop 31 new DARPA programs and investing more than 165 billion at national labs industry and academic institutions p p I am thrilled to be joining Battelle an organization that has a oneofakind mix of deep scientific expertise market leadership and philanthropy to help those in need Sanchez said Battelles potential for growth is a unique product of its fundamental understanding of some of the most disruptive scientific fields and the practical skills to bring breakthroughs to market rapidly From idea to prototype to product Battelle brings all of the engineering productization and commercialization capabilities together under one roof Combined with an open partnership model these assets provide an amazing platform for growth p p Added Sanchez Biological technologies are opening the door to transformative solutions that will impact human health national security and industries of the future Im honored to have the opportunity to provide technical leadership strategic direction and deep expertise in this fascinating area of science which has the potential to improve the lives of so many p p Sanchez has published more than 100 peerreviewed papers authored two books on the design of neurotechnology and holds seven patents Prior to joining DARPA he was an associate professor of Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience at the University of Miami He directed the Neuroprosthetics Research Group where he oversaw development of neuralinterface medical treatments He holds a Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Engineering degrees in Biomedical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Science all from the University of Florida p p Sanchez officially will begin work at Battelle in late June following the conclusion of his duties at DARPA p p bAbout Battelleb p p Every day the people of Battelle apply science and technology to solving what matters most At major technology centers and national laboratories around the world Battelle conducts research and development designs and manufactures products and delivers critical services for government and commercial customers Headquartered in Columbus Ohio since its founding in 1929 Battelle serves the national security health and life sciences and energy and environmental industries For more information visit a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttp3A2F2Fwwwbattelleorgampesheet51969641ampnewsitemid20190415005661amplanenUSampanchorwwwbattelleorgampindex4ampmd5a55fdafa6c951ce780889fb677ad808a relnofollowwwwbattelleorga p p For more information contact Katy Delaney at 614 4247208 or at a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefmailtodelaneykbattelleorg relnofollowdelaneykbattelleorga or contact TR Massey at 614 4245544 or at a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefmailtomasseytrbattelleorg relnofollowmasseytrbattelleorgaspan classbwulinespan p p p pimg referrerpolicyunsafeurl alt srchttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidbwnewsampsty20190415005661r2ampsidweb01ampdistronxamplangen stylewidth0height0span classbwct31415p

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