Dr. Sadhana Chitale is the Director of Life Sciences/Technology Transfer. Sadhana joined the Office of Industrial Liaison at New York University (NYU) in 2001. Her primary area of responsibility is the management of intellectual property and technology transfer matters arising from NYU's Langone Medical Center and the downtown campus. She has been involved in negotiating the licensing of several microbiome technologies arising out of NYU research. Prior to joining NYU, Sadhana was a Licensing Manager at the Weill Cornell Medical School.
Sadhana received her PhD in Microbiology from the University of Mumbai and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. She did her post doctoral fellowships at Colorado State University and Weill Medical College of Cornell University. She is a Certified Licensing Professional and a registered patent agent. . She has been an invited speaker and moderator on technology transfer and intellectual property management matters at local and national meetings and has published articles on technology transfer related matters. Sadhana is an active member of the Annual Meeting Planning Committee of AUTM.