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State of the Industry

Through inspirational stories of individual achievement and shared success, State of the Industry celebrates the people who advance San Antonio’s healthcare and bioscience industry.

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2023 State of the Industry Presenters

The 2023 Presenters were selected by a distinguished panel of judges. These individuals represent the pioneering spirit of our city. Their stories of innovation represent large and small organizations, the well-known and those currently being discovered, events that are significant today, and those with the potential for greater impact in the future.

No more killer side effects: Developing a bladder cancer treatment patients can actually take

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Ahmed Mansour, MD
Physician, UT Health San Antonio

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Jordi B. Torrelles, PhD
Professor, Texas Biomedical Research Institute.

“Inside-out” Leveraging staff from inside your organization while cultivating staff from outside

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Heather Anderson
Co-founder, Stogo

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Patrick Halinski
Co-founder, Stogo

Revolutionizing Women’s Healthcare for the Next Generation

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Jennifer Newell
Founder & CEO, Betty’s Co.

From Economic Calamity to Community Empowerment: A 30 year QUEST of transforming lives

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Francisco Martinez
Director of Community Partnerships, Project QUEST

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) and San Antonio – a Circle of Life

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Tom Mayes, MD

Videos from the Event

2023 Overview Video

Dr. Tom Mayes, MD

Jennifer Newell, Founder & CEO, Betty’s Co.

Heather Anderson and Patrick Halinski, co-Founders, Stogo

Jordi B. Torrelles, PhD Texas Biomedical Institute and Ahmed Mansour, MD, UT Health San Antonio

Francisco Martinez, Director of Community Partnerships, Project QUEST

Thank you to our Judges!

Thank you to our judges for their commitment to the healthcare and bioscience community and their consideration in reviewing all of the impressive submissions received!

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Eric Brey
PhD, UTSA Chair, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Engineering, UTSA

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Heather Hanson
President, BioMedSA

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Mary Stefl, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Trinity University

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Mike Stimson
Senior Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Pictures from the Event

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