Dr. Elena Gross (KetoSwiss)

Dec 8, 2020, 5:00 – 7:00 PM

Join us for a (virtual) Fireside chat with CEO and founder of KetoSwiss, Dr. sc. med. Elena Gross. Researcher at heart and former chronic migraine patient, she will share how her personal health story led her to found one of Switzerland's awarded biotech startups, bringing ketone bodies back into our diet and combating neurological diseases of the modern world.

Virtual event

About this event

Dr. sc. med. Elena Gross is the founder and CEO of KetoSwiss, a Swiss biotech startup, winner of this year's Top 100 Swiss startup public award. KetoSwiss develops highly potent therapeutic ketones for neurological disease prevention.

Elena started her career in academia. She used to be a chronic migraine patient and due to the lack of tolerable and efficacious treatment options, she pursued an MSc in Neuroscience at theUniversity of Oxford. There, she discovered ketone bodies & their potential therapeutic use in neurological disease, which changed her life. 

Entrepreneurial in spirit, she is the inventor of two patents. She also initiated & funded the first ever clinical trial using exogenous ketone body salts in the world in her PhD at the University of Basel and University of Harvard Medical School. 

Studying further with an entrepreneurship at the University of Cambridge, Elena continues to blend the best of the research and startup ecosystems.

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Speaker

  • Elena Gross

    KetoSwiss

    Dr. Elena Gross (KetoSwiss)

Startups

When

When

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM UTC

Agenda

5:00 PMVirtual networking
5:30 PMFireside chat (virtual)
6:30 PMQ&A & more networking

Organizer

  • Jens Wernborg

    Startup Grind Hong Kong

    Chapter Director

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