Speaker Profiles

Karin Stephenson

Karin Stephenson

Manager of Commercial Operations

McMaster University

Dr. Karin Stephenson is the Manager of Commercial Operations for McMaster University’s Nuclear Operations and Facilities. Karin has almost 20 years of experience in medical isotopes and radiopharmaceutical development. As the Manager of Commercial Operations, Karin is responsible for maintaining, developing and identifying business opportunities as well as R&D technology/products as it benefits our customers and the growth of the nuclear field. Prior to coming the University, she was the Director of Discovery at the Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization. In that role she was leading the research and discovery of new radiochemistry and molecular imaging agents with medical isotopes for applications in oncology and neurology research.

Karin graduated with her PhD in Chemistry from McMaster University and completed post-doctoral fellowships at the University of Pennsylvania and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health/University of Toronto. She has numerous patents, papers published and has been awarded for her research.

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