Jim Tananbaum is professionally a doctor and the founding chief executive officer at Foresite Capital Management, a company that specializes in healthcare. Dr. Jim has successfully held investments in over 21 healthcare companies that mainly include Jazz Pharmaceuticals and Amira Pharmaceuticals. Early in his career, Dr. Jim Tananbaum established GelTex Pharmaceuticals where he held several managerial positions.
Dr. Jim Tananbaum studied at Harvard Medical School where he acquired an M.D and MBA from the school of business. Furthermore, he enrolled at Yale University where he earned both B.S and B.S.E.E. In his career, Dr. Jim served various departments in the school of engineering. He also served on various advisory boards and committee at Harvard.
Mind strong is a start-up that focuses on the use of smart gadgets including smartphones to diagnose and help in treatment and care of neuropsychiatric disorders. Foresite Capital is among the investors behind this project. Other investors interested in the project include ARCH Venture partners, One Mind Brain Health Impact Fund, and Optum Ventures. Check out LinkedIn to know more.
Mindstrong is a health organization whose focus is mainly based on measurements. According to Mindstrong CEO, Dagum tracking of mental health is directly hampered by complicated clinical reports. The facility is therefore concerned with improving the health outcomes of mental disorder patients. Implementation of various measures used for other conditions such as diabetes is prompt and desirable in managing mental disorders.
Among other technological discoveries, Mindstrong has invented a platform that analyses the scrolling habits on the smart phone to accurately diagnose its patients for mental illness. Among other factors, the platform is capable of analyzing a person’s mood and other cognitive biomarkers that include memory, processing speeds, and brain function. On the contrary, Foresite Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Jim notes that Mindstrong team provides unmatched reports about the care for patients suffering from mental disorders. Check out Patient Daily to know more.
Foresite Capital has managed to help several portfolio companies to realize high profitability and capital growth through strategic creativity, insights, and professionalism. Finally, Foresite is a multidisciplinary company with a highly experienced team in their sourcing, growth acceleration, and evaluation. Visit Bloomberg to know more.
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