New York Business Journal - Mount Sinai Scientists Push for East Harlem Biotech Incubator - Amy Zimmer
Scientists who create life-saving drugs want to turn East Harlem into the next biotech hub. Five female scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai are planning to launch a nonprofit, with shared work space in East Harlem for medical startup companies. The group called KiiLN - Keystone for Incubating Innovation in Life Sciences - will serve as a home base for more than a dozen fledgling companies seeking to cure diseases, and will meet a need among city scientists, said Nicole McKnight, whose lab is getting a patent for an Alzheimer's disease drug.
- Dr. Ilese Daehn, Assistant Professor, Nephrology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
- Dr. Nicole McKnight, Postdoctoral Fellow, Neurology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
- Dr. Merina Varshese, Postdoctoral Fellow, Neurology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
- Dr. Yana Zorina, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
- Dr. Gabriella Casalena, Postdoctoral Fellow, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai