Tech ChampsĀ® with Billy Cohn, MD, Texas Heart Institute


Open to the community these meetings allow professionals to be involved with and influence the evolution of emerging technology.

Hear a presentation from one of our life science acceleration clients! 

 Keynote speaker: 

Billy Cohn, MD, Director, Minimally Invasive Surgical Technology, Texas Heart Institute

“Houston’s Role as a Hub for Innovation and Commercialization of Medical Device Technology.”



William E. Cohn, MD, is Director of the Center for Technology and Innovation; Associate Director of Laboratory Surgery Research in the Center for Cardiac Support; and Director of the Cullen Cardiovascular Research Laboratory at the Texas Heart Institute.

He is a professor of surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and an adjunct professor of bioengineering at both Rice University and the University of Houston. In 2011, Dr. Cohn and Dr. O. H. Frazier successfully implanted the first pulseless total heart replacement device in a human patient.

Dr. Cohn has a passion for medical device development and has more than 90 US patents granted or pending and another 60 international patents for his medical innovations.


2015 Tech Champs Memberships now available online!



Fri, Mar. 6, 2015
7:15 a.m. - 9 a.m. US/Central


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Houston Technology Center
410 Pierce Street
Houston , Texas 77002
United States