Master of Translational Medicine - UCB & UCSF

On his journey to launching a medtech startup

Varun Govil graduated from the MTM in 2021, and is currently the CEO of Epinoma, a start-up focused on improving the treatment paradigm for colon cancer. We asked him about his experience in the MTM program and how he’s applying what she…

On the importance of communication and diverse perspectives in medtech

Nitika graduated from the MTM program in 2020, and is currently a Clinical Engineer at Abbott, a multinational medical devices and healthcare technology company.

We asked her about her experience in the MTM program and how she’s applying what she…

On her experience in the MTM program during a remote year

How I found myself in the MTM program

My passion for solving real-world problems is what drew me to studying public health for my bachelor’s degree. When I attended my first hackathon, I learned how much I loved using…

On her transition from R&D engineering intern to Associate Product Manager at Abbott

A Needed Pivot

I decided I wanted to be an engineer the moment I attended an all girls engineering summer camp in high school. Us STEM kids commonly refer to it as “nerd camp.” The camp allowed me to envision…

This essay was submitted to the 2021 Lasker Essay Contest

No Shortcuts to Good Science

Tip. First stop. Aspirate. Release. Repeat. I sighed as I walked into my senior-year lab class, resigned to a few hours of pipetting. The head instructor began to walk around, stopping at my bench in the front of the classroom…

Master of Translational Medicine - UCB & UCSF

We’re a 1-year professional master’s program at UC Berkeley and UCSF that trains future leaders in healthcare innovation.

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