Description and Objective

Description and Objective

This module serves as an introductory module for USP students interested in regenerative and precision medicine entrepreneurship and its associated intricacies, including business, regulatory, ethical issues, process of innovation and technology commercialization. This module will broadly cover the fundamental concepts in regenerative and precision medicine such as stem cell biology/therapy, tissue regeneration, organ engineering/bionic man and gene editing. With sufficient technical knowledge and terminology/concepts, students from non-technical backgrounds can interact with science and engineering students intelligently to truly appreciate the complexities involved in bringing these typically controversial technologies from laboratory bench to market. The students would be exposed to and learn from leading practitioners in relevant areas such as the CEOs, academic and industry leaders, regulatory and bioethics experts