Karin Hehenberger, MD, PhD


Karin Hehenberger, MD, PhD

Dr. Hehenberger has served as Chief Executive Officer of Lyfebulb, Inc., a patient engagement platform, since January 2014. From 2011 to 2013, Dr. Hehenberger served in various roles at Coronado Biosciences, Inc. (now Fortress Biotech, Inc.), including Senior Vice President of Scientific Affairs and, most recently, Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Hehenberger has previously served in several management positions including as Vice President, Metabolics Strategy and Business Development at Johnson & Johnson, and Senior Vice President Strategic Alliances at Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (referred to as “JDRF”), a nonprofit funder of type 1 diabetes research. Dr. Hehenberger previously served as Senior Director of Scientific Communications at Eyetech Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, and Senior Investment Director and Partner at Scandinavian Life Science Venture. Dr. Hehenberger serves on the board of directors of the American Diabetes Association, the Rolf Luft Foundation for Diabetes Research, and Diamyd Medical.

Dr. Hehenberger holds a M.D. and Ph.D. from Karolinksa Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. Dr. Hehenberger did her JDRF post-doctoral fellowship at the Joslin Diabetes Center at Harvard Medical School.


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