Supriya Sinha, PhD
Job Title: Assistant Director, Commercialization Relations
Current Employer: UT Southwestern
Ph.D. in Molecular Medicine, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX (2016)
Master’s in Biotechnology, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India (2009)
Bachelor’s in Biotechnology, Ranchi University, Ranchi, India (2007)
Supriya Sinha, Ph.D. serves as the Assistant Director, Commercialization Relations at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She recently joined UT Southwestern after almost 3 years with Bios Partners, a local biotech venture fund. Dr. Sinha brings more than 5 years’ experience facilitating the translation of scientific discoveries into patient and commercial benefits. Dr. Sinha has leveraged her Ph.D. training as a translator, or liaison, between scientists and non-scientists, communicating effectively about the potential of science. Her roles have included technology commercialization; improving patient outcomes through quality based initiatives; working with disease-specific nonprofits; and biotech and life science investing through venture capital. Dr. Sinha received her Ph.D. in Molecular Medicine from University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and M.S in Biotechnology from Sri Ramachandra University.
Most useful skill sets acquired from/for your field:
Dr. Sinha possesses in-depth understanding of both scientific and commercial aspects associated with the life science industry. She is adept in developing strategic partnerships, communicating with entrepreneurs and providing growth direction to new early stage life sciences companies.
What I love most about my job:
I love to solve problems and improve patient outcomes by contributing towards the translation of academic research to the real world and commercialization of scientific innovation.