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Frank A. Urban

Frank Urban specializes in commercializing early stage therapeutics and diagnostics within the life sciences.  Prior to Spartan Innovations, Frank was a Licensing Associate in the Office of Technology Commercialization at Wayne State University.  Prior to that, he had varied business development, sales and scientific roles for a number of life science companies, to include Everist Genomics, Charles River Laboratories, MIR Preclinical Services, Molecular Imaging Products, Pfizer and Parke Davis.  He has also worked as a consultant for numerous start-up companies and managed various laboratories at the University of Michigan.  Frank has a MS in Molecular Biology and a CBA from Eastern Michigan University and a BA in Biology, General Science and Physical Science from Concordia College. 

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Director of Venture Creation - Life Sciences
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Cell: 734.355.0730 | Office: 517.884.4543