Dr. Kenneth P.H. Pritzker
York Medtech Ventures Inc.
Dr. Ken Pritzker is currently Chief Executive Officer, York Medtech Ventures Inc; CEO, Swan Cytologics Inc; Senior Advisor, Proteocyte AI Inc; Senior Advisor, Rna Diagnostics Inc. Dr. Pritzker is former Vice chair, and current member, Board of Directors, Trillium Gift For Life Network. (Ontario’s Organ Donor Organization)
Dr. Pritzker is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, Department of Surgery, and the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto and is Honorary Staff, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto.
Dr. Ken Pritzker served as Chief, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto from 1986 to 2008 and subsequently as founder of Mount Sinai Services, a laboratory service outreach vehicle for the biomedical research and innovation sector. With over 270 scientific publications and 26 book chapters, Ken is a recognized leader internationally in the fields of arthritis, biomaterials, genomics, cancer diagnostics and nanotechnology. Dr. Pritzker has served on the External Advisory Board, Institute of Microstructural Sciences, National Research Council of Canada, 2005-2011.
Throughout his career, Ken has served in leadership and advisory positions to national and international professional societies, research institutes and healthcare organizations. Ken brings over thirty five years’ experience as consultant in the areas of strategic and operational advice for leading universities, health care institutions, pharmaceutical, diagnostics and biotechnology corporations. Dr. Pritzker is widely recognized as an innovator in clinical laboratory organization and management directed towards advancing patient centered clinical laboratory practice.
Ken is a graduate in Medicine from the University of Toronto, 1967, from which he also has a Bachelor of Science (Medicine) degree in Pharmacology, 1967. Dr. Pritzker received post graduate education in pathology at McGill University and is a fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Anatomical Pathology.