Joseph Salatino, PhD

Joe is a Manager at LifeSci Consulting, where his work spans competitive intelligence analyses, commercial opportunity assessments, asset valuation analyses, and strategic partnering advisory across numerous therapeutic areas. Prior to joining LifeSci, he was a Strategic Partnerships Lead at nference, a Biomedical AI firm, where he built strategic partnerships with pharma companies and leveraged analytical tools for drug discovery engagements. Prior to nference, he was a Venture Fellow at Spartan Innovations, where he developed commercialization strategies for university technologies, including a gene therapy platform for CNS therapeutics. He holds a PhD in Biomedical Engineering and a BS in Neuroscience through an accelerated BS/PhD program at Michigan State University. His doctoral research developed genetic engineering and electrophysiological techniques to improve the use of microelectrode arrays implanted in the brain. His PhD produced 10+ peer-reviewed scientific publications.