About us

Our Leadership

Combined >800 academic publications and vast experience in clinical research, drug development, and clinical technologies.

Eirini Schlosser, MSc

CEO & Founder

Eirini Schlosser is a serial entrepreneur with experience building and leading data science and A.I. applications. After executing on > $60 Billion deal value in technology, healthcare, and consumer transactions as a member of Morgan Stanley’s Mergers & Acquisitions Execution Team, Eirini successfully transitioned from finance to technology where she spent the last 7 years developing, coding, and designing technologies as well as advising and investing other start-ups. She holds professional certifications in machine learning from MIT and a Masters from London Business School.

” I co-founded Dyania Health with the vision to be what the name means: Genius. Genius means we focus on the future. The future of healthcare is defined by new therapeutic innovations  and how we get those innovations to the right patients, with specific conditions, for the best patient outcomes. Building a health genius requires us to extract sparks of knowledge and experience from each expert on our team and connect the dots to engineer solutions to big medical problems. I’m excited that we have the opportunity every day to play an integral role in the process to bring new therapeutics to patients with life threatening diseases. “

Dimitrios Iliopoulos, PhD, MBA

Senior Scientific Advisor & Board Member

Dr. Iliopoulos was Assistant Professor of Microbiology & Immunology at Harvard Medical School, Associate Professor of Medicine at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and Founder/Director of the UCLA Center for Systems Biomedicine. Leads biomedical data research efforts in Dyania Health for different human diseases, including autoimmune and infectious diseases. He is an expert on identification and development of novel therapeutics using artificial intelligence methods. He has an extensive publication record and awards related to the pathobiology and development of therapeutics for inflammatory diseases. MIT certified on artificial intelligence.

Weiqi Sun, PhD

Vice President of AI Research

Craig Thompson

Senior Software Engineer

Craig has spent more than a decade engineering software solutions for mission-driven companies, including six years at Epic Systems, where he trained software engineers and other technical roles and led the development of Epic’s patient migration application, Scotty. He holds a Masters in Computer Science from Georgia Tech, where he focused on AI solutions and human-computer interaction.

Teresa Fletcher

Chief Business Officer

Teresa spent the last 25 years selling into healthcare systems, pharma and life sciences companies. She led business development teams and departments at scale for the last 14 years as an executive at COTA and most recently at GenomOncology. She is a certified HIPAA Professional.

Jennifer Clauson

Vice President of Research Partnerships

Jennifer built network of over >100 trial sites for Tempus’ trial site patient. She spent >20 years in various roles and ultimately become of Head of Clinical Research Operations for 3 large academic medical centers, Northwestern University, University of Illinois, and Rush University Medicine.

Julie DeSimone

Vice President of Product

Julie leads product management at Dyania Health and has been in the technology space for almost a decade, primarily in another health tech vertical focused on health insurance. She brings a proven record of launching products focused on delivering value to the customer while navigating the highly regulated insurance industry as it relates to data privacy and security, user access control, auditability, and multi-layered customer relationships. As Julie began to look for adjacent challenges in other health tech verticals, Dyania stood out as an opportunity to make a huge impact by helping to give patients quicker access to life saving drugs.

Allan J. Pantuck, MD

Senior Medical Advisor

Chair of the UCLA IRB Committee and thought leader in the field of cancer immunotherapy and co-founder of Kite Pharma. Expert in clinical trial design and involved in the keynote study showing efficacy of sunitinib (Pfizer) in patients with renal cell carcinoma.

Extensive experience on clinical trials design, performance and regulatory affairs. Allan is the executive chair of the UCLA IRB Committee, Professor of Urology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Vice Chair of Academic Affairs for the Department of Urology, Executive Chair of the UCLA IRB, a member of the Executive Committee of the Institute of Urologic Oncology. Allan performed his urology/oncology fellowship at UCLA School of Medicine and holds an MD degree from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

John Chelico, MD, MA, FACP, FAMIA

Healthcare Systems EMR Integration Advisor

John is both a physician and software engineer by training. He was the CIO of Northwell Health (9 Million patient lives in the NY and Long Island metro area). He is currently the CMIO of Common Spirit the largest healthcare system holding company in the US (25M patient lives, 141 sites, 21 states).

Athanasios Papatsoris, MD PhD

Senior Medical Advisor

Professor Athanasios Papatsoris holds two MSc and PhD with a 2-year Endourology/Laparoscopy fellowship in London and Le Mans. He has an honorary contract with Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge and he is a faculty member of Cambridge Medical Academy. He is the v. Chairman of the EBU Examination Committee. He is Professor of Urology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens at the 2nd University Department of Urology, Sismanoglio. General Hospital, Athens Greece.

Additionally, Prof. Papatsoris is an Adjunct Professor of Urology at the Lebanese University, Beirut and Assoc, Board member of ESOU, EULIS, ESUT, SEGUR and U-Merge. He has been selected as Scientific Collaborator at the European University of Cyprus.

He is on the Board of HUA, IMBE and HGUCG. His H-Index is 38 with more than 203 publications in PubMed and with more than 4100 citations. Recently he received the “Arthur Smith” award.

Helaine Catalano, CPC, ACC

Executive Advisory & Human Resources

Helaine Catalano brings 30 years of experience as a Human Resource Executive, providing organizational leadership coaching and development to accelerate performance and productivity of individuals and teams. A former Executive of Johnson & Johnson, she was most recently Vice President of Human Resources, Global Franchises and Functions for the Consumer Products Company. She was instrumental in driving employee engagement programs for high performance work environments.

Dino Zaharopoulos, MBA

Director of Finance

Dino has 20+ years of experience in sales, finance, and accounting. He has worked for both Fortune 500 and start-up companies in various finance and accounting roles, while also maintaining key relationships with top 10 CRO’s. Dino holds an MBA from USC with a concentration in Finance.