Meet the Team

The UCLA Biodesign leadership combines experience in clinical innovation, medical technology development, entrepreneurship and care delivery.  The UCLA Biodesign team is supported by affiliate faculty from across the UCLA campus, including the David Geffen School of Medicine, Anderson School of Management, Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, School of Dentistry, and School of Law.  Leading industry advisors support the Biodesign team across industry verticals through mentorship, resource allocation, and financial sponsorship.

Training the next generation of
healthcare transformers

Program Leadership

Jennifer McCaney, PhD
Executive Director

Achuta Kadambi, PhD
Faculty Advisor

UCLA Advisory Committee

Amir Naiberg, JD

Antonio Bernardo, PhD

Maxime Cannesson, MD, PhD

Ellen Pollack, MSN, RN-BC

UCLA Biodesign Innovation Council

Nworah Ayogu, MD, MBA