ORIGINAL ARTICLE, schulich.owo.ca, October 2021
As the CEO of Tenomix, a medical technology company creating innovative solutions in pathology, Saumik Biswas, PhD’20, caught the attention of Business London.
The local business publication’s annual ‘Twenty in their 20s’ list profiles the best and brightest in London – and Biswas certainly fits the bill.
A recent PhD graduate in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, he quickly earned a Medical Innovation Fellowship with WORLDiscoveries: a research commercialization office created by Western University, the Shulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and Lawson Health Research Institute.
There, he met pathologist Dr. Matthew Cecchini, who was looking for an improved way to look for lymph nodes in colon cancer tissue. Inspired by Cecchini’s problem, he founded Tenomix, and began developing a bench-top robotic scanning device that will facilitate efficient and reliable lymph node collection to accurately understand cancer spread.
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