My name is Lisa Anderson, and I am the founder and CEO of Paragonix Technologies, a Boston-based company transforming organ transplantation.
From We Are Tech Women – December 7, 2022 – We develop and market advanced organ preservation devices that protect, monitor, and track precious donor organs during transit to their intended transplant recipient.
However, I wasn’t originally involved in the field of organ transplantation. The first time I saw a human organ donated for research, I discovered that the way these precious organs (for transplant into a recipient or for research) were placed in one of those conventional coolers that you could find at a local convenience store. It was shocking to realize that the organ itself was partially covered with ice, risking cellular injury to the organ tissue due to the unmonitored exposure to freezing temperatures.
Read the article at We Are Tech Women –Inspirational Woman: Dr. Lisa Anderson | Founder & CEO, Paragonix Technologies