The Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign last night announced a new director with a familiar face — its co-founder Josh Makower, one of the more successful and prolific medtech entrepreneurs.
This represents a homecoming of sorts for Makower, who co-founded the Stanford University center with Paul Yock in 2000. For years he’s also led the ExploraMed medical device incubator at the center. He also recently served in a general partner role at the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates.
Stanford hosted a webinar announcing the replacement for Yock. The recorded announcement wasn’t available this morning, but the appointment was praised on social media.
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