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Michael Singer, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor Adjunct

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Michael Singer, MD, PhD



Michael Singer, MD, PhD, is a serial entrepreneur, investor, and ophthalmologist. He has co-founded several life sciences companies, including HealthHonors (sold to Healthways in 2009) and Topokine (sold to Allergan in 2016). Most recently he co-founded Cartesian Therapeutics, a clinical-stage company developing a new generation of Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell (CAR-T) products. Mike is also a registered patent agent. He is named as inventor on over 100 issued patents and has written over 25 peer-reviewed scientific papers. Mike completed his B.S. in Biology, Ph.D. in Neuroscience, and M.D. at Yale, followed by internship and residency at Harvard.

Links: Cartesian Therapeutics; LinkedIn

Education & Training

  • MD
    Yale School of Medicine (2002)
  • PhD
    Yale School of Medicine, Neuroscience (2000)
  • BS (Hon)
    Yale College, Biology (1995)

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