Polina Goryunov

Polina Goryunov, PhD, MBA, is a neuroscientist and clinical researcher in the fields of vascular health and pain management. In her current role as a Program Director at MATTER, Polina is responsible for managing its healthcare startup portfolio and helping accelerate the growth of its businesses. Previously, as the Director of Research at Recovery Force, she spearheaded the clinical validation of a novel compression FDA Class II medical device for patients at risk of developing blot clots. Polina has also previously served as an Investment Manager at Elevate Ventures and an Associate in Technology Transfer at Indiana University (IURTC). Polina has a PhD in Medical Neuroscience and a MBA in Entrepreneurship and Finance from Indiana University. She also holds a BS in Biology and Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.