Lium to lead UCSF Innovation Office
UCSF Assistant Vice Chancellor Erik Lium, Ph.D., has been chosen to lead the university’s newly created Office of Innovation, Technology and Alliances (ITA), effective immediately, according to UCSF News Center.
“Erik will provide the strategic leadership to both support innovation on campus and foster the external alliances we need to develop and apply fundamental discoveries,” said Vice Chancellor for Research Keith Yamamoto, Ph.D.
Lium joined UCSF to lead business development for the Diabetes Center and Immune Tolerance Network, and later served as director of the Industry Contracts Division. He was named assistant vice chancellor for research in November 2009.