Archives: Team Members

Ehab El-Gabry, MD

Ehab joined Akoya Biosciences as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) in April 2022 to lead our strategy in advancing the use of our spatial phenotyping solutions in the clinical setting. Ehab brings a wealth of experiences critical to our vision of advancing spatial phenotyping in precision medicine and cancer care. He is a board-certified pathologist who …

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Marilee Moy

Marilee joined Akoya Biosciences as Chief People Officer in January 2022, bringing deep operational and strategic expertise in managing human resources for rapidly growing life sciences companies. She has more than 30 years of HR leadership, having worked at life sciences and technology companies ranging from start-ups to international, public companies. Prior to joining Akoya, …

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Elliot Shelton

Elliot joined Akoya Biosciences in September 2021 as Vice President, Product and Portfolio Management. He brings over 15 years of experience in the life sciences industry. Most recently, Elliot held the role of Senior Director & General Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where he managed a portfolio of genomics products. Elliot earned his Bachelor of …

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Pascal Bamford

Pascal joined Akoya Biosciences in October 2021 in the role of Senior Vice President, Research and Development and Laboratory Operations. He possesses deep scientific and operational experience leading teams in developing and implementing successful and innovative products through international regulatory agencies to customers and patients worldwide. Prior to joining Akoya, he served as Senior Vice …

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Myla Lai-Goldman, MD

Myla joined the Akoya Biosciences Board of Directors in September 2021. A true pioneer and leader in the diagnostic industry, Dr. Lai-Goldman held various roles including Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Scientific Officer at Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) and its predecessor company, Roche Biomedical Laboratories, Inc from 1990 to 2008. …

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Scott Mendel

Scott joined the Akoya Biosciences Board of Directors in June 2021, bringing over 25 years of experience in the diagnostics industry. He currently serves as CEO and President of GenMark Diagnostics, a highly innovative and successful molecular diagnostics company acquired by multinational healthcare company Roche. Scott joined GenMark as CFO in 2014 and was promoted …

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Brian McKelligon

Brian joined Akoya Biosciences in July 2017 serving as the CEO, bringing his experience as a 25-year veteran of the life sciences market with a proven track record of building and commercializing products and services for both the research and clinical markets. Most recently, he drove corporate and business development at Cellular Dynamics International (acquired …

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Nadya Nikulina

Nadya was the first employee of Akoya Biosciences in July 2016 and has passionately dedicated to the development of the CODEX system to advance innovation, driven by her passion for developing a deeper understanding of biological processes, ultimately leading to improved treatments and therapies. Prior to Akoya, she conducted clinical research at Diagnostic BioSystems and …

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Nikolay Samusik, PhD

Dr. Nikolay Samusik is one of the original co-inventors of the CODEX Technology and is currently a post-doc in the Baxter Laboratories lab at Stanford University, Department of Microbiology and Immunology under the supervision of Dr. Garry Nolan. Nikolay’s research focuses on innovative technology development and computation methods for single cell transcriptomic and protein biomarker …

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Yury Goltsev, PhD

Yury is one of the original co-inventors of the CODEX Technology in the lab of Dr. Garry Nolan at Stanford University. He is currently a Senior Research Scientist focusing on single cell transcriptomic and protein biomarker analysis in the Baxter Laboratories at Stanford in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. Yury is the author of …

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