This episode features a conversation with Katie-Rose Skelly, co-founder and chief technology officer at Known Medicine, and Pete Codella, managing director of business services at the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity.
Forbes magazine recently recognized Skelly as one of its 30 Under 30 healthcare professionals. She’s co-founder and chief technology officer at Known Medicine, a company revolutionizing precision cancer drug development to find the proper treatment for cancer patients.
She tells listeners what led her to a career in STEM, the story behind co-founding Known Medicine, and about using tissue from cancer patients to better understand how patients will respond to treatments. Skelly tells listeners about the company’s goal of transferring experimentation from patients into a laboratory setting, explains the overarching mission of the company to find the right drug for every cancer patient, her thoughts about starting a business in Utah, and much more.