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Donald P. Taylor

Adjunct Professor of Information Systems

Dr. Donald Taylor is a translational development scientist and life sciences entrepreneur.

He’s been a co-inventor on a stem-cell based therapeutic and has sold his life sciences information technology startups to companies such as Hospira and IBM. Dr. Taylor is an Executive in Residence at the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse. He is also the CEO and Managing Director of bioStratica, LLC (a niche consulting firm focused on academic translational development). Dr. Taylor’s academic appointments include Adjunct Professor of Information Systems in the Dietrich College and Heinz MISM Program at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. He also is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering (School of Engineering) and Plastic Surgery (School of Medicine) at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Taylor holds a Courtesy Adjunct Assistant Professorship at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh.

Dr. Taylor is the Associate Director for the Center for Commercial Applications (as part of the Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance Initiative across CMU, Pitt and UPMC).  Dr. Taylor is also the Associate Director of Entrepreneurship in the Center for Medical Innovation at the University of Pittsburgh.


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