We’ve seen the Future of Translational Medicine

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[By Steve Blank]

A team of 110 researchers and clinicians, in therapeutics, diagnostics, devices and digital health in 25 teams at UCSF, has just shown us the future of translational medicine.  It’s Lean, it’s fast, it works and it’s unlike anything else ever done.

It’s going to get research from the lab to the bedside cheaper and faster.

Lean LaunchPad for Life Sciences and Healthcare

Welcome to the Lean LaunchPad for Life Sciences and Healthcare (part of the National Science Foundation I-Corps).

This post is part of our series on the Lean Startup in Life Science and Health Care.

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We’ve seen the Future of Translational Medicine and it’s Disruptive

The Class

Our class talked to 2,355 customers, tested 947 hypotheses and invalidated 423 of them.  They had 1,145 engagements with instructors and mentors. (We kept track of all this data by instrumenting the teams with LaunchPad Central software.)

In a packed auditorium in Genentech Hall at UCSF, the teams summarized what they learned after 10 weeks of getting out of the building. This was our version of Demo Day – we call it “Lessons Learned” Day. Each team make two presentations:

  • 2 minutes YouTube Video: General story of what they learned from the class
  • 8 minute Lessons Learned Presentation: Very specific story about what they learned in 10 weeks about their business model

Assessment

In the next few posts I’m going to share a few of the final “Lessons Learned” presentations and videos and then summarize lessons learned from the teaching team.

We’ve seen the Future of Translational Medicine and it’s Disruptive

Conclusion

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