Prof. Natalie Artzi

Assistant Professor Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard medical School. Principal Research Scientist, Institute of Medical Engineering & Science at MIT.

Speaker: Breakthrough Israeli Science: Medical Innovation

Dr. Artzi  completed her postdoctoral studies at the laboratory of Prof. Elazer Edelman at MIT focusing on studying tissue:biomaterial interactions and designing smart biomaterials for theranostic (diagnosis and therapy) applications.

Dr. Artzi is the recipient of multiple grants and awards, including the One Brave Idea award, The Stepping Strong Innovator Award, Nano-Micro-Letters Researcher Award, and the Controlled Release Society Young Investigator Award.

Currently, Dr. Artzi directs multiple research venues aiming to integrate science, engineering and medicine to rationally design personalized materials to improve human health, and has co-founded a startup company, BioDevek, which develops the next-generation adhesive materials for the prevention of leakage and its associated complications following internal surgeries.