Christian Carlson, PhD

Director

Christian Carlson has over five years of investment banking experience, working with a variety of clients, including life science tools, services, and software companies as well as biopharmaceutical and medical technology companies.

Carlson began his investment banking career with 11T Partners, a health care and life sciences focused investment bank in New York. Prior to 11T Partners, Carlson worked as a research scientist in academia and industry. At ARMGO Pharma, a spin-out from Columbia University, Carlson worked in drug discovery and development, leading to clinical development of multiple novel chemical entities.

Prior to ARMGO, Carlson performed academic research as a research fellow at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and drug discovery research as a fellow at Abbot Laboratories.

Carlson is the recipient of multiple research awards, including an NIH National Research Service Award, the Abbott Laboratories/Northwestern University Fellowship in Diabetes Research, and an American College of Sports Medicine Research Award. Christian is an author of 11 peer-reviewed publications and numerous presentations at international scientific meetings. He has a PhD from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston and an MBA from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.