Forbes releases 30-under-30 in healthcare 2019

Forbes has released its annual 30-under-30 list for 2019. The 2019 class of healthcare-minded individuals features a number of physicians, biotech innovators and researchers all aiming to improve care delivery in the U.S.

The 2019 class was judged by four healthcare industry leaders: Kristina Burow, managing director of Arch Venture Partners; John D. Halamka, MD, CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and dean of technology for Harvard Medical School — both in Boston; Philip Jones, PhD, vice president of Houston-based University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's Therapeutics Discovery division; and Cigall Kadoch, PhD, founder of Foghorn Therapeutics and member of Forbes' 30-under-30 class of 2014.

Here are Forbes' 30 individuals under 30 years of age who are making significant contributions to the healthcare industry:

  1. Megan Blewett, 29 — PhD candidate and an associate at venture capital firm Venrock
  2. Catherine Freije, 27, and Cameron Myhrvold, 29 — virus researchers at the Broad Institute in Cambridge, Mass.
  3. Nathanael Ren, 29, and Eddie Reyes, 28 — co-founders of Buoy Health
  4. Marinna Madrid, PhD, 28; Nabiha Saklayen, PhD, 29; and Stan Wang, MD, PhD, 29 — co-founders of Cellino Biotech
  5. Fei Chen, PhD, 28 — principal investigator at the Broad Institute
  6. Anna Cliff, 29 — co-founder of telehealth company Dialogue
  7. Tyler Clites, PhD, 28 — postdoctoral associate at Cambridge-based Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  8. Joshua Cohen, 28 — MD-PhD candidate at Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins University
  9. Connor Coley, 24 — PhD candidate at MIT
  10. Cecilia Corral, 28 — co-founder and vice president of product at CareMessage
  11. Cheryl Cui, PhD, 28 — co-founder of Nest.Bio
  12. Abdullah Feroze, MD, 29, neurosurgical resident at Seattle Children's Hospital
  13. Eric Frieman, 27 — co-founder of outpatient addiction and mental health treatment provider VFR Healthcare
  14. Adegoke Olubusi, 25; Tito Ovia, 25; and Dimeji Sofowora, 26 — co-founders of Helium Health
  15. Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD, 28 — assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh
  16. Shinjini Kundu, MD, PhD, 28 — resident physician and medical researcher at the University of Pittsburgh
  17. Kyle Loh, PhD, 25 — assistant professor at Stanford (Calif.) University
  18. Janice Chen, PhD, 27; Lucas Harrington, PhD, 27; and Trevor Martin, PhD, 29 — co-founders of Mammoth Biosciences
  19. Nohemie Mawaka, 27 — founder of Stats Congo
  20. Alexei Mlodinow, MD, 28 — co-founder of Surgical Innovation Associates
  21. Dennis Grishin, PhD, 28, and Kamal Obbad, 24 — co-founders of Nebula Genomics
  22. Stephanie Papes, 28 — co-founder of Boulder Care
  23. Trang Duong, 23; Henry Iseman, 22; and Victor Wang, 22 — co-founders of Penta Prosthetics
  24. Nathan Buchbinder, 25; Coleman Stavish, 24; and David West, 24 — co-founders of Proscia
  25. Alex Salter, 29 — MD-PhD candidate at the University of Washington in Seattle
  26. Sukrit Silas, PhD, 29 — co-founder of BillionToOne
  27. Erin Smith, 18 — founder of FacePrint
  28. Raja Srinivas, PhD, 29 — co-founder of synthetic biology startup Asimov
  29. Johannes Birgmeier, 28, and Karthik Jagadeesh, 29 — PhD candidates at Stanford University
  30. Joy Wolfram, PhD, 29 — assistant professor at the Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic

To access the full list, click here.

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