B.S. Biology, Liberty University, 1999​M.S. Cell and Developmental Biology, Rutgers University, 2002M.B.A The Darden School of Business, 2006

"I love science and the process of discovery. I'm intrigued by the impact and social contributions of discovery through translational research, design, instruction, and business."

David Chen, Coulter Program Director

The founding program director of the UVA- Coulter Translational Partnership, David Chen began his career at ImClone Systems, where he worked closely with both European regulatory agencies as well as the FDA. He holds a Master of Science in Cell and Developmental Biology from Rutgers University/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and an MBA from UVA’s Darden School of Business.

Research Interests

  • Translational Research
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Technology Transfer

Courses Taught

  • BME 3030 Biomedical Design and Innovation in Medicine
  • BME 4550 Introduction to Rehabilitation Engineering