Dr. Jain joined AMI-USC in 2015 as part of the project management team which oversees the development of projects and their commercial launch from the Institute. Dr. Jain has a multi-faceted role which involves technology feasibility assessment, evaluation of clinical potential of novel ideas, and creation of market entry strategies for inventions, among other responsibilities. Sapna adds to the technical diversity at AMI with her expertise in stem cells and regenerative medicine, genome engineering, and medical devices.
In addition to her doctoral work during graduate school, Sapna worked with a team of graduate students to achieve the Diploma in Innovation at USC. As part of this program, they developed a one-panel nucleic acid amplification test for the detection of neglected tropical diseases and mapped out the regulatory and commercial pathway for this technology. Sapna was also a Marketing Consultant for the Los Angeles Chapter of Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable and worked with healthcare clients to create and implement market strategies. Prior to graduate school, Sapna interned as a Quality Engineer at a medical device company.
Dr. Jain earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering and PhD in Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine from the University of Southern California (USC). She is currently pursuing a Certificate in Regulatory and Clinical Affairs at USC. Sapna is a mentor in the Programs in Biomedical and Biological Sciences (PIBBS) at the Keck School of Medicine and in the Viterbi Student-Alumni Mentoring Program (VSAMP) at USC.
Dr. Jain may be contacted at sapnasha AT usc DOT edu.