Chief Product Development Research Officer
Mike Lang leads CPRIT’s product development research program, designed to accelerate the progression of new cancer drugs, diagnostics, and therapies from the laboratory into clinical practice. His multi-state experience includes founding and serving as chief executive officer of a cancer diagnostic company, serial entrepreneurship, and managing a portfolio for an early stage investment.
Prior to joining CPRIT in November 2015, Lang was the founder and CEO of NanoVision, a cancer diagnostics company. He headed business development at the venture capital-funded wound healing company Gilatech, where he led its novel biomaterial therapy. Lang oversaw a company restructuring as president of Dallas-based Galt Medical, served as a product manager at Johnson & Johnson, and was vice president of business development at BioEnterprise, where he directed the startup and growth of early stage firms.
Lang has a bachelor’s in biomedical engineering from Northern Arizona University and a master’s in business administration from Arizona State University.