Rational Combinations 360° Speakers
Ferran Prat, PhD, JD
VP, Strategic Industry Ventures
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Ferran Prat has a PhD in organic chemistry from the University of California – Los Angeles and a JD from the University of San Diego School of Law. He is responsible for all commercialization aspects at MD Anderson, including partnerships with industry, alliances and technology transfer. He’s coming here from Alere Inc, an international firm dedicated to developing health management services and solutions, including diagnostic tools and tests. At Alere, Dr Prat led a business turnaround and integrated three businesses in São Paulo and Belo Horizonte, Brazil. He also served as the head of the Oncology and Women’s Health Divisions in San Diego, where he was responsible for all pre-commercialization activities and post-launch product management.