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
Project Manager
Wenyue Du, PhD
Program Manager
Alexandra Mendoza
Licensing Associate
Peter S. Park
Director of Business Operations
Song Qu, PhD
Licensing Associate
Jian Tajbakhsh, PhD
Research Scientist

Alliance Affairs

Kristin A. Martinez
Executive Director
Janny Hsu
International Relations Associate


Pamela N. Collingwood, Esq.
Senior Counsel

Administration and Finance

Eric See
Assistant Manager
Patty Pierson
Senior Administrative Services Associate
Susan Hughes
Management Assistant
Claudia Huiza
Clinical Research Coordinator III
Nancy Ogg
Executive Assistant
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