Meet the Technology Ventures Team

Meet the leaders and staff of the internationally recognized Technology Ventures team at Cedars-Sinai, currently handling a portfolio of more than 400 technologies.


Edward M. Prunchunas
Executive Vice President and CFO
James D. Laur, JD
Vice President, Intellectual Property

Technology and Venture Affairs

Nirdesh K. Gupta, PhD
Executive Director
Julien Brohan
Manager, Business Development & Licensing
Wenyue Du, PhD
Manager, Business Development & Licensing
Claudia Huiza
Clinical Research Coordinator III
Alexandra Mendoza
Associate, Business Development & Licensing
Peter S. Park
Director, Business Operations
Song Qu, PhD
Senior Associate, Business Development & Licensing
Jian Tajbakhsh, PhD
Research Scientist

Alliance Affairs

Janny Hsu
Program Manager


Pamela N. Collingwood, Esq.
Senior Counsel

Administration and Finance

Eric See
Manager, Operations
Patty Pierson
Senior Administrative Services Associate
Susan Hughes
Management Assistant
Nancy Ogg
Executive Assistant
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