“In hindsight, everything is 20-20”, says Dom Messerli, an engineer turned entrepreneur who has been spending the last 3 years developing an entirely natural treatment for osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures at his company, Lenoss Medical. As part of our research for the NEMIC Med Tech Leadership Program, we interviewed a number of professionals within the Med Tech development space, from investors and scientists to entrepreneurs. Messerli's background encompasses a number of key skill-sets required to develop and commercialize a Med Tech product.
As a medical student, I’ve been preoccupied with learning everything from basic cell biology to the intricacies of motor pathways in the human brain. However, for the past month-and-a-half, I took a break from the textbooks and did a deep dive into the Med Tech industry as a project intern at NEMIC.