Entrepreneur and scientist Saumik Biswas, PhD’20, is taking medical innovation to the next level with medical technology start-up Tenomix

Saumik Biswas, PhD’20, says that the past two years have flown by faster than he would have ever imagined.

Not only did he graduate with his PhD in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, but he also completed his fellowship with Western University’s Medical Innovation Fellowship Program and together with his partners, launched and incorporated Tenomix – a medical technology startup.

The pace hasn’t slowed during the past few months, as the team has raised significant, non-dilutive funding and developed an alpha prototype that targets a long-standing and laborious process in pathology.

Code-named the Lymphonator, the technology is a benchtop robotic scanning device that uses artificial intelligence to guide pathology teams in efficient and reliable lymph node collection in surgically removed colon cancer tissues.

The goal is to accurately identify the spread of cancer, and the device would automate the current manual method used by pathology staff…(Read more here)

Written by Jennifer Parranga

Originally posted on https://www.schulich.uwo.ca/rapport/2022/alumni/the_edge_of_innovation.html