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Dr. Medicetty is GTCbio’s President and has a great vision to create impactful platforms that bring together right people to drive the future of science and medicine. He is a biotech entrepreneur and his background includes a unique blend of executive management, business development and scientific expertise. He received a degree (BVSc – equivalent to DVM) in Veterinary Medicine from A.N.G.R.A.University, India. He received a PhD from Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. Later, he received his MBA from Weatherhead School of Management, CWRU, Cleveland, OH.

2017

Human vs Technology or Human with Technology – What’s better?

Satish Medicetty | November 15th, 2017

This continues to be an interesting question, and I approached it with a different perspective from a recent experience. I just got back from the Society for Neuroscience (SFN) 49th Annual Meeting, which had almost 30,000 attendees. I have been at this meeting many times in the past and yet I am surprised by the…read more

World Food Day

GTCbio | October 16th, 2017

It is alarming to hear that for the first time in a decade the global hunger increased affecting 815 million people or 11 percent of the world population. The increase is largely attributed to increase in violent conflicts across the world and climate change. We somehow don’t realize how much food is going to waste…read more

Cogentis Therapeutics is the Winner of the New Company/Technology Pitch Competition at the CNS Diseases Summit

Satish Medicetty | September 21st, 2017

We were truly excited to conduct our inaugural new company/technology pitch competition at last week’s CNS diseases summit in Boston, MA. Four finalists, Orion Biosciences, Cogentis Therapeutics, Neurolucent and Acelot, participated in this fast-paced pitch session that included rating from judges as well as audience. The judges, Christine Brennan from MRL Ventures, Barbara Tate from…read more

Start-up Corner at GTCbio

Satish Medicetty | June 23rd, 2017

GTCbio is undertaking a new initiative to support start-up companies. GTCbio’s “Ready, Set, Grow – New Company / New Technology Pitch Competition” at the focused therapeutic conferences is designed to provide visibility and expert feedback for the participating new companies and technologies. GTCbio conferences provide a unique community of professionals from academia, biotech and pharma…read more

What is the future of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in life sciences?

Satish Medicetty | April 24th, 2017

At a recent GTCbio conference I had a conversation with a well-known and highly accomplished Professor about his interaction with a group of graduate students. The Professor was apparently invited to give a guest-lecture and it is common to engage with graduate students during these visits. The Professor was sitting on a round table with…read more

How conferences can be transformational platforms?

Satish Medicetty | March 2nd, 2017

A month ago I shared my initial thoughts on how gtcbio is promoting a “Drive Together” concept to change conferences to transformational platforms. The image below will provide a high-level overview of our approach.  All our platforms will be built on key central pillars: content, stakeholders, relationships and connectivity.  Each individual pillar will have its…read more

Changing conferences to transformational platforms

Satish Medicetty | February 2nd, 2017

Few months ago when I acquired GTCbio, a company that develops and organizes conferences, my colleagues and friends were wondering if this was a change in my biotech & pharma career path. However, I see this as a strategic opportunity to create a platform that can discuss new  ideas and technologies to enable transformation of future…read more