Lynne Porter, MD, FACP
Physician Associate, MedSurg PI
Lynne is former senior medical faculty at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in the Gastroenterology Division. She is boarded in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Currently, she is an Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the Innovation Fellows Program at The Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). Here she helps startups move their research from the bench to the market. She helps with validation of the science, how best to commercialize it, support for dealing with the FDA, team development and market analysis.
Lynne also screens biomedical companies for investment for Blue Tree Allied Angels (BTAA), an angel investment group in Pittsburgh.
She is a mentor for Women in Bio and undergraduate and graduate students at both the University of Pittsburgh and CMU.