Mass General Brigham Innovation Presents

MESH Core 2024

Healthcare Innovation Bootcamp

May 20-21, 2024
Assembly Row, Somerville, MA
399 Revolution Dr.
Morning coffee / registration 8-8:45AM each day. 9AM start time.

MESH Core is a two-day intensive, in-person, hands-on healthcare innovation course in the mecca of biomedical innovation – greater Boston. Building on decades of cutting-edge innovation on the fringes - often in the dark and limited to a select few - this official curriculum of fundamental knowledge and lessons learned from healthcare trailblazers from Harvard, Mass General Brigham, and industry will arm new innovators with key knowledge on their lifelong journey of pushing the limits of what is possible.Suitable for physicians, researchers, allied health professionals, MBAs, students, executives, and the public. A combination of lectures, hands-on cases, networking, roundtables, and scientific sessions.Course Director: Marc Succi, MD

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Keynote speakers

Subject to Change

John Abele

Founding Chairman, Boston Scientific Corporation

Adam Landman, MD

Chief Information Officer, Mass General Brigham

Jag Singh, MD

Author "Future Care: Sensors, Artificial Intelligence, and the Reinvention of Medicine"
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Jeff Karp, PhD

Author "LIT: Life Ignition Tools"
Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School

All Speakers & Panelists

Shiv Rao, MD

Co-founder & CEO, Abridge

Katie Coffman, PhD

Associate Professor, Harvard Business School

Meredith Fisher, PhD, MBA

Partner, Mass General Brigham Ventures

Nallan Sriraman

Chief Technology Officer, Mass General Brigham

Mike Freni, MBA

Vice President, Business Development & Venture Partner, AI and Digital Innovation Fund

Megan McGill, MD, PhD

Co-founder & CEO, HitchBio; CEO, Epitor Therapeutics

Ruth Carlos, MD

Professor; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the American College of Radiology

Gaye Bok, MBA

Partner, Mass General Brigham AI and Digital Innovation Venture Fund

Jorge Cortell-Albert

Senior Advisor, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Harvard Innovation Laboratories

Carl Berke, PhD

Partner, Mass General Brigham Ventures

Darby Schmidt, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer, Violet Therapeutics

Gleb Kuznetsov, PhD

CEO, Manifold Bio

Mark Zhang, DO

Chief Innovation Officer, US Department of Veterans Affairs

Matthew Rosen, PhD

Physicist & Entrepreneur

Shahid Azim, MBA

Founding General Partner & CEO, C10 Labs

Kathy Andriole, PhD

Director of Academic Research and Education, Mass General Brigham Data Science Office

Nimra Taqi, PhD

Vice President, Business Development & Licensing, Mass General Brigham Innovation

Raul Uppot, MD

Founder and Director, Mass General Brigham Augmented Reality Lab

Angela Shen, MD, MBA

Vice President, Strategic Innovation Leaders, Mass General Brigham Innovation

Asher Marks, MD

Co-Director Yale Center for Immersive Technologies in Pediatrics

James Stanford, MBA

Partner & Managing Director, Fitzroy Health

Kimberly Hieftje, PhD

Co-Director Yale Center for Immersive Technologies in Pediatrics

Marc Succi, MD

Inventor, Entrepreneur, Radiologist,
Founder & Executive Director of the MESH Incubator at Mass General Brigham

AGENDA Day 1 | May 20, 2024

Morning coffee / registration 8-8:45AM each day. 9AM start time.Introductory Keynote: Jag Singh, MD "Future Care"
Digital Health in an Evolving Healthcare Landscape
Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
PANEL: Emerging Tech Lunch & Learn: Generative Artificial Intelligence Disrupting HealthcareSo you want to be a Biotech Rockstar?
Intro to Venture Funding
PANEL: Academic Ideas and Keys to Commercial Success
Scientific Oral Presentations

AGENDA Day 2 | May 21, 2024

Morning coffee / registration 8-8:45AM each day. 9AM start time.Featured Keynote & Fireside Chat: John Abele
Harvard Business School Innovation Case Study - Hands-On
Intro to Patents and Licensing
PANEL: Emerging Tech Lunch & Learn - Augmented & Extended Reality Creating NextGen Care DeliveryFundamentals of Drug Development
Fundamentals of Gene and Cell Therapy
How to Craft Your Elevator Pitch
Closing Keynote: Jeff Karp, PHD "The Power of the Question"
Closing Networking and Reception

Learn, Network, Collaborate

Unmatched Access

MESH Core offers the official MGB healthcare innovation education course over two days, with extensive networking opportunities for physicians, trainees, allied healthcare professionals, startups, executives, and the public.All registrants receive complimentary 1-year access to the MGB Innovation MESH Network, an invite-only private online platform with over 2,100 MGB and Harvard faculty registered in a searchable database, with messaging ability. Includes all lecture recordings and access to MGB Innovation Grand Rounds.

Present your work to key collaborators

Submit an abstract

The Scientific Session will feature cutting-edge abstracts from three categories:-Emerging Healthcare Innovations
-Established Healthcare Innovations
-Commercially-Funded Healthcare Innovations
All are welcome to submit an abstract for oral and/or poster presentation - including students, researchers, physicians, health professionals, startups, industry.Deadline: Jan 31, 2024


For sponsorship options (tax-deductible), including student travel grants, please view our sponsor packet here.

General Admission


-Full course attendance, course packet
-Access to all course networking events
-Morning coffee and lunch both days
-Complimentary 1-year access to the MGB Innovation MESH Network ("Private Innovator LinkedIn" -
-All course lecture recordings
-Ongoing access to live MGB Innovation Grand Rounds live monthly virtual seminars, at no cost


The course is located at 399 Revolution Dr in Somerville, MA. It will be held in the West Lobby Building.
Enter the West Lobby and immediately on your left will be registration.
The MBTA Assembly Row Orange Line Subway stop is directly adjacent to the building, and is the easiest way to get there.Several parking garages and lots are also adjacent. Parking rates for the Mass General Brigham garage are posted here: . Unfortunately there is no attendee discount.There are numerous fast, casual and upscale food options directly adjacent to the course building, and plenty of shopping.A hotel list has been sent to attendees and will be resent 1 month prior to the course date.


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399 Revolution Drive, Suite 750
Somerville, MA 02145
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