Full Name
Michael Annichine
Job Title
Magee-Womens Research Institute and Foundation
Speaker Bio
Michael Annichine is the CEO of Magee-Womens Research Institute and Foundation (MWRIF), leading the development to sustain research and programs at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital and the Magee-Womens Research Institute, the largest research institute in the U.S. focused solely on women’s health and reproductive biology.

The research institute - based in Pittsburgh and with collaborations around the world- is home to hundreds of world-class researchers who have devoted their careers to advancing the health of women. Its medical research spans a woman’s lifetime from nine months to 90+ years and its focus is to improve women’s’ lives by learning more about the various conditions and diseases from which they suffer.

Under Michael’s leadership, MWRIF has expanded its partnerships with industry, academia and foundations and significantly grown its revenue base while capitalizing on the translational impact of its scientific investment.

Michael is a seasoned professional with more than 20 years’ experience starting, developing and leading local and national businesses across a variety of growth industries. Prior to his current position, Michael held the chief executive roles in C-leveled, FlyerCity Media, and CFS Home Loans, Inc. where his companies were twice named to the Inc. 1000 Fastest Growing Companies in America list. A Carnegie Mellon University alumni and former Director of Investment Programs at the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse, he has measurably impacted the Pittsburgh start-up ecosystem and built strong connections within the business, private equity, and venture capital communities.
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