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HackensackUMC Welcomes Tony delCampo as its new Executive Director of Commercialization and Technology Ventures

June 5, 2013 12:02 PM
Tony delCampo


Hackensack University Medical Center is pleased to welcome Tony delCampo as its new executive director of the Office of Commercialization and Technology Ventures. In this role, Tony will be responsible for leading HackensackUMC’s technology transfer effort to facilitate and promote the development of intellectual property created by investigators at or associated with the medical center.  The office provides oversight and management of intellectual property, technology licensing and industry collaborations in support of HackensackUMC’s research program.

“Tony has a sterling reputation in the intellectual property, commercialization, and technology community,” said Robert C. Garrett, president and CEO of Hackensack University Health Network. “His caliber of expertise furthers our commitment to continually elevating HackensackUMC’s standard of excellence as technology and innovation leaders. We are very pleased to welcome Tony.”

Tony was previously at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) where he served as vice president, Office of Research and Technology Ventures (ORTV). Under his leadership, ORTV was responsible for DFCI’s intellectual property management, licensing, new venture formation and industry collaborations. He served as chair of the Technology Transfer Committee for the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center and is a former chair of the Massachusetts Association of Technology Transfer Offices, a statewide technology transfer organization representing 33 academic member institutions.  Prior to DFCI, Tony was recruited to Genome Therapeutics Corporation in Boston where he was senior director of Corporate Development.  Tony has held business development positions of increasing responsibility at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and BCM Technologies, Inc., the venture and technology transfer subsidiary of Baylor College of Medicine, and was a senior research associate at LifeCell Corporation.  He is a named inventor on several patents relating to tissue preservation.

“We are thrilled Tony delCampo has joined our team at Hackensack University Medical Center,” said Andrew L. Pecora, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.P.E., chief innovation officer, professor and vice president of Cancer Services, John Theurer Cancer Center at HackensackUMC. “Tony has a well-established history of excellence in technology ventures and intellectual property, and I have the utmost confidence that he will continue to do a fantastic job as a part of the Hackensack University Health Network.”

Tony received his basic research training at the National Cancer Institute as a Research Biologist and supervisor of an Analytical Electron Microscopy Laboratory. Tony holds a BA degree in Biology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and conducted graduate work in cell biology at Georgetown University. He also holds an MBA with concentrations in finance and management from the C.T. Bauer College of Business Administration at the University of Houston. He is a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP™) and a Registered Technology Transfer Practitioner (RTTP).


About Hackensack University Medical Center
HackensackUMC, a nonprofit teaching and research hospital located in Bergen County, NJ, is the largest provider of inpatient and outpatient services in the state. It is the flagship hospital of the Hackensack University Health Network, one of the largest health networks in the state comprised of 1,140 beds, nearly 10,000 employees and 2,200 credentialed physicians.HackensackUMC was listed as the number one hospital in New Jersey and one of the top four New York metro area hospitals by the U.S. News & World Report, and has received nine national rankings in: Cancer; Cardiology & Heart Surgery; Ear, Nose & Throat; Gastroenterology; Geriatrics; Neurology & Neurosurgery; Orthopedics; Urology; and the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital ranked as one of the Top 25 Best Children’s Hospitals for Neurology and Neurosurgery in the 2012-13 Best Children’s Hospitals list. HackensackUMC is among Healthgrades® America’s Best 100 Hospitals in 10 different areas – more than any other hospital in the nation, is one of Healthgrades America's 50 Best Hospitals™ for seven years in a row, and received the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ 11 years in a row. The medical center has also been named a Leapfrog Top Hospital, and received 19 Gold Seals of Approval™ by the Joint Commission – more than any other hospital in the country. It was the first hospital in New Jersey and second in the nation to become a Magnet® recognized hospital for nursing excellence. HackensackUMC is the Hometown Hospital of the New York Giants and the New York Red Bulls, and remains committed to its community through fundraising and community events. To learn more, visit:  




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