Shannon Moore

Shannon Moore

    Shannon is an Associate Consultant at DRG Consulting, where she helps clients in the life sciences approach strategic problems. As a new-comer to Boston, she's very excited about all of the medical innovation happening in her neighborhood, and loves learning about the people and resources that make it so vibrant. Shannon also holds a PhD in Biomedical Engineering where she studied the biomechanics of bone regeneration. She can be reached at

    Interview with Dustin DiTommaso of Mad*Pow: Explaining “Behavior Change”

    Interview with Dustin DiTommaso of Mad*Pow: Explaining “Behavior Change” »

    3 Mar, 2014

    Mad*Pow works with clients to develop apps and digital tools to help patients make changes in their everyday lives to improve health or manage chronic conditions.

    Tour of Usability Lab at Mad*Pow »

    10 Jan, 2014
    The start-up world is filled with uncertainty. When entrepreneurs design a new app, device or software product, they can never be certain how patients or customers will interact with that product. Understanding usability factors is not always straight-forward, but local experience design firm Mad*Pow has a new lab space set up to help engineers and…

    Funding Opportunities from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center – Interview with Angus McQuilken »

    8 Jan, 2014
    Have you ever wondered why Massachusetts is a leader in life sciences, or how the region has come to be recognized as the global epicenter for research, start-ups and large industry? Talented students and innovators are attracted to the region thanks to our leading universities, but concerted policy and financial efforts have also helped develop…

    Innovation in Life Sciences at the 2013 French American Innovation Day »

    17 Dec, 2013
    MedTech Features
    The 11th annual French American Innovation Days was held on December 5th and 6th at Harvard Medical School in Boston. The event focused on Innovation in life sciences as a driver for economic growth from both American and French perspectives. LaBiotech writer and MedTech Boston contributor Philipe Hemme attended the second day of the conference,…

    Interview with French Biotech Blogger Philip Hemme »

    6 Dec, 2013
    I recently met up with Philip Hemme, a fellow blogger and new-comer to Boston! We chatted over coffee about some of Philip's blogging projects, what brought him to Boston, and an amazing film he recently put together about his 5 week Tour de France-style trip to interview 26 French biotech companies - check out the video…

    BioTech Tuesday’s Innovation Competition at District Hall »

    3 Dec, 2013
    MedTech Features
    Biotech Tuesday's first ever Innovation Competition was held last month on Tuesday, November 19th at the brand new Innovation District Hall - a special venue designed to promote collaboration and a physical neighborhood of innovation. MedTech Boston, in partnership with, attended this highly interesting event hosted by Seth Taylor (check out MedTech Boston's interview with…

    H@cking Medicine and Harvard iLab H^3: How to Hack Healthcare for Undergrads Only! »

    10 Nov, 2013
    This weekend marked H@cking Medicine's first undergraduate-only hackathon, the MIT-Harvard H^3 Hackathon, held in conjunction with The Harvard Innovation Lab (Harvard iLab), Massachusetts General Hospital's Medical Device "Plug-andPlay" Interoperability Program (MD PnP), Athenahealth, and Harvard's Developers for Development. The event was physically held in the beautiful space provided by the Harvard Innovation Lab. For the…

    MassMEDIC MedTech Investors Conference »

    8 Nov, 2013
    MedTech Features
    Last week MassMEDIC, the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council hosted the annual MedTech Investors Conference at the University of Massachusetts Boston campus. The event brings together emerging medtech companies, investors and executives from several public companies in the region. This year, 18 emerging companies presented for 10-minutes about their technology, while leaders from public companies including Abiomed,…

    MIT $100k Pitch Contest Finale »

    7 Nov, 2013
    MedTech Features
    Last night 18 teams of MIT students delivered 1-minute pitches in rapid-fire succession on new business ideas in areas ranging from mobile technology, life sciences and energy as part of MIT's well-known $100k Entrepreneurship Competition. In a record year with over 270 applications, multiple rounds of judging by leaders in venture capital narrowed the focus…

    Boston Chamber of Commerce Innovation Forum – The Next 25 Years of Biotech »

    5 Nov, 2013
    MedTech Features
    Last week several leaders of Boston's innovation community joined for a lively early morning discussion for the Boston Chamber of Commerce's Innovation Forum to discuss what the next 25 years holds for the biotech industry in our city. As the panelists gazed into their crystal balls to see the future, they also discussed the current…

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