Management Team & Founders

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Milica Radisic, PhD

Susan Bruggemann, MBA

Susan Bruggemann, MBA

President and Founder


Dr. Radisic is a Professor and Canada Research Chair at the University of Toronto, a recipient of Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, and Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. She brings 15+ years of technical experience, leading research at the University of Toronto and previous Co-founded Tara Biosystems. 

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Susan Bruggemann, MBA

Susan Bruggemann, MBA

Susan Bruggemann, MBA

COO, CFO 


Susan brings both biotech startup experience and 20+ years of leadership experience in Corporate and Commercial Finance and Operations across various Fortune 100 companies, including Kraft and Eastriver Biosolutions 


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Serena Mandla

Susan Bruggemann, MBA

Serena Mandla

CSO & Product Manager


Serena graduated with a BASc/MASc in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Toronto. She brings expertise in clinical translation and the development and characterization of biomaterials to Quthero. 

David Elmaleh

Serena Mandla

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David Elmaleh

David Elmaleh

David Elmaleh

Co-Founder & Board Director


Dr. Elmaleh is an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, renowned molecular imaging expert and founder of several successful biotech companies including AZTherapies, Mersana, MolecularInsights and PureTech Health.

Advisory Board

Jeff Karp, PhD

Dennis Orgill, MD, PhD

Jeff Biernaskie, PhD

Scientific Advisor


Dr. Karp is a Professor at Harvard Medical School, Co-founder, Skintifique, Gecko Biomedical, Alivio Therapeutics, and Frequency Therapeutics.

Jeff Biernaskie, PhD

Dennis Orgill, MD, PhD

Jeff Biernaskie, PhD

Scientific Advisor


Dr. Biernaskie is an Assistant Professor of Stem Cell Biology, University of Calgary, Calgary Firefighters Burn Treatment Society Chair in Skin Regeneration and Wound Healing.

Dennis Orgill, MD, PhD

Dennis Orgill, MD, PhD

Dennis Orgill, MD, PhD

Scientific/Clinical Advisor


Dr. Orgill is a Vice Chair of Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Medical Director BWH Wound Care Center, Professor at Harvard Medical School.

Leonard Miller, MD

Leonard Miller, MD

Dennis Orgill, MD, PhD

Scientific/Clinical Advisor

  

Dr. Miller is a Clinical Instructor in Surgery, Harvard Medical School Staff Surgeon, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Founder, and Boston Center for Facial Rejuvenation.

Henry Kay, MBA

Leonard Miller, MD

Henry Kay, MBA

Business Advisor


Henry is an angel investor and board director of several Life Sciences companies who brings 40 years of business development experience in the medical industry for major companies including Boston Scientific, Allergan, Schering-Plough and Sterling Drug.

Board of Directors

Milica Radisic, PhD

Milica Radisic, PhD

Milica Radisic, PhD

President and Founder


Dr. Radisic is a Professor and Canada Research Chair at the University of Toronto, a recipient of Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, and Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. She brings 15+ years of technical experience, leading research at the University of Toronto and previous Co-founded Tara Biosystems. 

David Elmaleh, PhD

Milica Radisic, PhD

Milica Radisic, PhD

AZTherapies


Co-Founder of Quthero and Chairman and Founder of AZTherapies

Jerry Liu

Milica Radisic, PhD

Jerry Liu

Chintoronto Business Development Inc.


Chief Financial Officer at Chintoronto Business Development Inc. 

Board Observers

Cristina Escoda, PhD, MBA

Cristina Escoda, PhD, MBA

Cristina Escoda, PhD, MBA

Tachyon Ventures


Founding Partner and Managing Director of Tachyon Ventures

Dieter Jentsch, MBA

Cristina Escoda, PhD, MBA

Cristina Escoda, PhD, MBA

Scotiabank (former)


Global Head of Global Banking and Markets at Scotiabank and CEO of Scotia Capital

Partners

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