Our Team

Mint Labs’ team is made of experts in medical image analysis, scientific visualization and, software on a mission to unlock the potential of neuroimaging with a scalable data technology platform.


Paulo Rodrigues, PhD

CEO, co-founder

I am a software engineer and a PhD in neuroimaging analysis. I’m working in creating value by bringing these two together and make a true impact in healthcare.

    Vesna Prchkovska, PhD

    CSO, co-founder

    I use my know-how in image processing and medical visualization as well as my expertise in Neuroscience to lead the scientific research and development team in Mint Labs. My goal is to build novel imaging markers for testing drug efficacy in the CNS.

      Landon McKenna

      COO/CFO

      I use my background in business to make sure that we are delivering a great product into the hands of those who will benefit from it most.

        David Moreno-Dominguez, PhD

        Head of Neuroimaging

        I have a PhD in Biomedical Engineering specialized in methods development for brain image analysis. I oversee and support the scientific development and research new avenues to make the Mint Labs platform a valuable asset for our clients.

         

          Nikola Lazovski, PDEng

          Big Data Engineer

          Taking care of data organization, processing infrastructure, system scalability and most of the aspects related to the processing platform.

            Marc Ramos, Ing

            Scientific Developer

            Creating advanced image processing pipelines and algorithms for neuroimaging analysis.

              Maria Rosich, Lawyer

              Executive Assistant

              I have a background in law but decided to try out the startup world. I support the Mint Labs team: doing research to help the team make better decisions, overseeing office operations, accounting support, administrative tasks and logistics.

                Santiago Puch Giner

                Full-stack Developer

                Building image processing software in a scalable and secure way for a better user experience.

                  Alara Alkin, MSc

                  Market Research

                  Combining my Chemical and Biological  Engineering background with the skills I  acquired over MSc in International Management to analyze the market of Mint  Labs and its potential customers for new  growth opportunities

                    Tim Peeters

                    Consultant

                    I am an experienced software engineer who specialized in computer graphics and in API/platform development. I also have a PhD in Biomedical Engineering with a thesis on the visualization of diffusion MRI data. I use this combined experience to advice Mint Labs on visualization, tools and how to optimize the software development process.

                      Internships

                      Great young minds that are sharing some time with us.

                      Erol Kazancli

                      Data Science Intern

                      Working on machine learning methods for the segmentation of Multiple Sclerosis lesions in MRI images of the brain.

                      MSc candidate in Artificial Intelligence at UPC (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)

                        Advisors

                        Mint Labs has a great team of advisers to help us on our mission.

                        Walter Gilbert, PhD

                        Biotechnology Business Advisor

                          Biochemist, physicist, molecular biology pioneer, and Nobel laureate. He is a co-founder of the biotech start-up companies Biogen and Myriad Genetics.
                           
                           

                            Michael Fox, MD, PhD

                            Neurology and Movement Disorders

                              Dr. Fox is Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and the Director of the Laboratory for Brain Network Imaging and Modulation, as well as Associate Director at Deep Brain Stimulation Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

                                Pablo Villoslada, MD, PhD

                                New Therapies Multiple Sclerosis

                                Professor Neurology, UCSF; Director Neuroimmunnology group, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona; Founder & Scientific Advisor Bionure.
                                 

                                  Gary Robinson

                                  Pharma/MedTech Advisor

                                  A senior executive with more than 25 years of international operational experience within the healthcare sector. Gary has an in-depth knowledge of the medical device and pharmaceuticals market.

                                    Chris Llewellyn, MD

                                    Strategy advisor

                                    Partner at a global pharmaceuticals and medical device consulting practice

                                      Joseph Fuller

                                      General management advisor

                                      Co-founder of Monitor group (now Monitor-Delloite) and professor at Harvard Business School

                                        Alumni

                                        Great young minds that shared some time with us.

                                        Sergio Basurco

                                        Visualization Engineering Intern

                                        Working on 3D brain modeling.
                                         
                                         

                                          Jolene Underwood

                                          Neuroscience Intern

                                          I hope to work alongside researchers, psychologists, and neurologists in order to deepen my understanding of the brain.

                                            Raquel Ledezma-Haight

                                            Neuroscience Intern

                                            I’m an undergraduate at Columbia University studying Neuroscience and Business Management, and interested in pursuing the connections between these two fields.

                                              Alec Rugo

                                              Market Research Intern

                                              Market research on R&D specialists and organizations in Spain region.
                                               

                                                Gustavo Yanez

                                                Neuroscience Intern

                                                Working on neuroimaging big datasets.
                                                 
                                                 

                                                  Otto Shih

                                                  Front-end Intern

                                                  I’m an undergrad from Claremont McKenna growing my front-end development skills this summer. Originally from Seattle, WA.

                                                    Janko Lega

                                                    Data Analysis Intern

                                                      I have strong analytical and product management background in the telecommunications industry. Currently working on my master thesis using data mining technics on brain imaging data.
                                                      MSc in brain data mining.

                                                        Puneet Navin Soni

                                                        Strategic Marketing Intern

                                                          MBA Student from Chicago. Seeking to market cloud platform with innovative ideas through media and social events.
                                                           

                                                            Nicolás Delgado, Ing

                                                            Visualization Engineer

                                                            Developing 3D interactive applications and scientific simulations.

                                                              Álvaro Abella-Bascarán

                                                              Data Analysis Intern

                                                              Developing new analysis methods for the diagnosis and follow-up of Multiple Sclerosis.
                                                              MSc in Bioinformatics for Health Sciences at Universitat Pompeu Fabra

                                                                Laura Palacio García

                                                                Data Science Intern

                                                                Applying Independent Component Analysis (ICA) to study the functional connectivity in the brain of Multiple Sclerosis patients.
                                                                Bachelor in Biomedical Engineering at Universitat Pompeu Fabra

                                                                  Angela Kondinska

                                                                  Neuroscience Intern

                                                                  I work on second level data analysis to detect the functional connectivity differences between entrepreneurial and non-entrepreneurial brains.

                                                                  Bachelor candidate in Cognitive Psychology and Neuroscience at Jacobs University

                                                                    Francisco Cunha

                                                                    Biomedical engineering Intern

                                                                    Working on data mining and analysis methods for the diagnosis of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) through a volumetric approach

                                                                    Bachelor candidate in Biomedical Engineering and Biophysics at Lisbon University

                                                                      Ilinka Ivanoska

                                                                      Data science Intern

                                                                      Working on data mining and machine learning methods for the diagnosis of Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).
                                                                      PhD candidate in Computer Science and Engineering at FCSE in Skopje.

                                                                        Cari Bonilla

                                                                        Community Development Intern

                                                                        My goal is to make our work at Mint Labs more accessible to the community. I’m working on increasing our engagement on a variety of platforms. I also hope to increase my own exposure to the intersecting fields of biotechnology, neuroimaging, and healthcare.

                                                                        Sc.B. Neuroscience Candidate at Brown University

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