Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> June 7, 2001

The New Biotechnology Environment: Sushant Kumar – Mehta Partners

SUSHANT KUMAR, the newest Member Partner of Mehta Partners, has extensive experience in technology assessment and market research from Genesis Group Associates, where he was Senior Analyst and Consultant. Earlier, Mr. Kumar was an American Cancer Society postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School, where he conducted research in viral oncology. He has an extensive background in cancer research and has published several articles in leading peer-reviewed journals. Mr. Kumar holds a Doctorate in Molecular Biology from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey ' The Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine. Profile
TWST: Give us a review of the new technology environment that has fueled

the biotech wave, say, of the last five years.

Mr. Kumar: If you are going back five years, the key platform that