Nicole H. Romano
After losing her mother to metastatic lung cancer at age 11, Nicole resolved to find cures for diseases that interrupt young lives. She is co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of NeuScience, a cancer therapeutics company that leverages patient-derived cells and machine vision to target solid tumor cancers in a fundamentally new way. Nicole holds a Ph.D. in engineered tissue microenvironments from Stanford University, where she was awarded research fellowships from the National Science Foundation and Stanford for her work in regenerative medicine. She also brings deep expertise in machine learning and computer vision, having led the development of more than 10 machine learning products at startups as a Director of Data Science. In addition to her work at NeuScience, Nicole serves as a technical advisor for the Insight Artificial Intelligence Fellowship.