President and Chief Scientific Officer Emulate, Inc.
Dr. Hamilton works at the intersection of design, biology and engineering. She led development of the human “Organs-on-Chips” technology during her residency within the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University. Organs-on-Chips has been published in leading scientific journals, curated into New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and awarded Product Design of the Year 2015 by London’s Design Museum.
Today, Hamilton is the President and Chief Scientific Officer at Emulate, Inc. The company’s new living system emulates human biology and predicts human response with greater precision and detail than today’s cell culture or animal-based testing approaches. Emulate’s system is being used by industry, government and academia to understand how different diseases, medicines, chemicals and foods affect human health.
Hamilton is also leading a bold new precision medicine and personal health initiative with Emulate’s clinical partners – named “Patient-on-a-Chip”. The program is developing unique human-chips personalized with an individual’s own living cells – to help transform the way each of us can understand our own body, and manage our own health.
Hamilton has co-authored over 40 peer-reviewed publications and numerous patents.