Nirdesh Gupta, PhD

Marketing and Licensing Manager

Dr. Gupta leads a team of marketing and licensing professionals responsible for engaging with faculty, staff, industry and other internal and external stakeholders involved in commercialization of the intellectual property arising from more than $100 million in research conducted annually at Cedars-Sinai. Dr. Gupta manages the portfolio of more than 200 technologies and is responsible for new invention procurement and assessment, patent and commercialization strategy for the portfolio of intellectual property, and business development and licensing negotiations. Dr. Gupta also manages the project selection, project management and development of selected technologies supported through Tech Transfer Internal Fund.