Emily Reiser, PhD

Innovation Strategist

As Innovation Strategist, Emily focuses on connecting the resident companies of TMC Innovation with resources in the Texas Medical Center and beyond in order to support their growth and development.


She has supported the Houston life science innovation community for the past three years on the leadership team of Enventure, a grassroots, non-profit organization supporting entrepreneurship training and company formation in the life sciences. Through Enventure, she has contributed to business development projects with more than a dozen local life science startups, helped form four new companies, and supported eight individuals transitioning to careers in entrepreneurship. Emily also worked directly with TMCx7 company, Noleus Technologies, directing business development.


Emily earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Emory University and a PhD in Bioengineering from Rice University focused on drug delivery for cancer immunotherapy.