Norman Sheppard, VP of Research & Development

Norm leads the R&D efforts of Magellan Diagnostics, focusing both on improvements to our commercialized technology as well as on expanding our amperometric platform to address new markets and analytes.  Prior to joining Magellan, Norm was the Senior Director of Advanced Product Development at MicroCHIPs, a company that develops novel implantable drug delivery and biosensor systems.  

Early in his career, Norm worked for Gamera Biosciences (acquired by Tecan), leading the development of point-of-care clinical diagnostic systems.  He was also an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineer at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.  Norm has his PhD in Electrical Engineering from MIT, as well as an MS in Electrical Engineering and MS in Chemical Engineering Practice, also from MIT.

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