Dr. Drew Taylor

PhD, MSc, Co-Founder and CEO

Acorn Biolabs

Drew Taylor is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Acorn Biolabs.  Biologist and former professional athlete, Drew has charted his path across molecular cell biology, science and baseball with steadfast passion over his career.  He completed an undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of Michigan and a Masters from the same school in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology.  He also completed his PhD with the University of Toronto in Biomedical Engineering.  Drew has enjoyed a successful career in professional minor league baseball as a pitcher for both the Toronto Blue Jays and the Philadelphia Phillies, charting parallel paths across both professional sports and science.    Prior to joining Acorn, Drew spent several years as Chief Science Officer at Epic Capital Management working across the flourishing biotech start-up community, and prior to that he was part of the Mount Sinai Hospital Bioengineering of Skeletal Tissues Team. He has been widely published across international medical journals with specific focus on tissue engineering and sports medicine.  Drew’s current mandate is to lead Acorn Biolabs to market to bring accessible, non-invasive and affordable live cell collection and preservation to consumers everywhere.

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