Lawrence Korngut

Neurologist and Director of Innovation and Commercialization, Hotchkiss Brain Institute

Role: Scientist

Site: CDL-Rockies

Stream: Prime

Lawrence is an entrepreneur focused on building companies commercializing leading-edge neurotechnologies. He is the co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of Dataffinity Health Inc, a successful Calgary-based digital health company. Lawrence is a partner at KASTx Ventures, a Calgary-based company supporting commercialization in the life sciences sector and is the Director, Innovation and Commercialization, at the Hotchkiss Brain Institute where he leads efforts support researchers to commercialize exciting emerging neurotechnologies into clinical use. Lawrence recently supported Neugen Pharma in developing their clinical development plan which led to successful licensing of a promising small molecule therapy for ALS to Sawai Pharma. Lawrence is a Neurologist specializing in diseases of the muscles and nerves. He is the Director of the Calgary Neuromuscular Program and the Calgary ALS and Motor Neuron Disease Clinic.