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Partner Institution Teams

Representatives from each of the partnering institutions include Site Directors, technology transfer office representatives, and administrative personnel who coordinate activities at their respective institutions and across all seven partner institutions to share feedback and best practices.

Team Members

Case Western Reserve University

Mark R. Chance, PhD

Mark R. Chance, PhD

NCAI-CC Site Director
Professor of Physiology and Biophysics. Director, Center for Proteomics & Bioinformatics
Case Western Reserve University

216-368-4406 mark.chance@case.edu

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Anne DeChant

Anne DeChant, MS, MBA

Assistant Director
Office of Translation and Innovation
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University

216-368-8867 akd6@case.edu

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Stephen D. Fening

Stephen D. Fening, PhD

Director, Case-Coulter
Translational Research Partnership Department of Biomedical Engineering
Case Western Reserve University

216-368-2639 steve.fening@case.edu

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The Ohio State University

Peter Mohler, PhD

Peter Mohler, PhD

NCAI-CC Site Director
Director, Davis Heart & Lung Research Institute
Chair, Department of Physiology & Cell Biology;
Associate Dean for Research
Wexner Medical Center
The Ohio State University

614-247-8610 Peter.mohler@osumc.edu

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Rebecca Jackson, MD

Rebecca Jackson, MD

NCAI-CC Site Co-Director
Professor, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Wexner Medical Center
The Ohio State University

614-293-4041 Jackson.20@osu.edu

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University of Cincinnati

Evangelia (Litsa) Kranias, PhD

Evangelia (Litsa) Kranias, PhD

NCAI-CC Site Director
Hanna Professor, Pharmacology & Cell Biophysics
University of Cincinnati

513-558-2377 Litsa.Kranias@uc.edu

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Richard C. Becker, MD

Richard C. Becker, MD

Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Health and Disease. Director, Heart, Lung and Vascular Institute.
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati

513-558-4332 richard.becker@uc.edu

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Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Burns Blaxall, PhD, FAHA, FACC, FAPS

Burns Blaxall, PhD, FAHA, FACC, FAPS

NCAI-CC Site Director
Professor of Pediatrics
Heart Institute
Cincinnati Children's
Hospital Medical Center

513-803-4005 burns.blaxall@cchmc.org

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Andrew Wooten, MS, MTM

Andrew Wooten, MS, MTM

 Vice President,
Center of Technology
Commercialization.
Cincinnati Children’s
Hospital Medical Center

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University of Michigan

Dave Repp

Dave Repp

NCAI-CC Site Director
Assistant Director
Venture Center
University of Michigan

734-936-1955 drepp@umich.edu

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Ed Pagani, PhD

Ed Pagani, PhD

Associate Director
Health Technologies
University of Michigan

734-763-3558 edpagani@umich.edu

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Bruce Auerbach

Bruce Auerbach

Mentor-In-Residence University of Michigan

734-330-4362 bauerbac@umich.edu

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NORTHWESTERN University

Alicia Löffler, PhD

Alicia Löffler, PhD

NCAI-CC Site Director

Executive Director
Innovation and New Ventures Office
Northwestern University

847-467-2097 a-loffler@
northwestern.edu

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Dimitra Georganopoulou, PhD

Dimitra Georganopoulou, PhD

Director
Commercialization Innovation and New Ventures Office
Northwestern University

847-467-3095 d-georganopoulou@
northwestern.edu

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