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Taking the Pulse Podcast Features SCbio CEO James Chappell

Heather Matthews and and Matthew Roberts of the Nexsen Pruet healthcare practice group’s Taking the Pulse podcast are joined by special co-host Nexsen Pruet attorney Tushar Chikhliker for a crossover episode with The Buzz: an Economic Development Podcast to introduce SCbio’s new leader, James Chappell.

After a nationwide search, James has recently been named as SCbio’s new President & CEO to lead the organization’s great work in directing the flourishing life sciences industry in South Carolina.  Enjoy this special episode to learn about James Chappell, the future of life sciences in the state and SCbio’s development efforts at building the business of life sciences across the Palmetto State.  Listen to the podcast now.

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Tamia Sumpter

Tamia is a driven senior undergraduate Bioengineering student currently enrolled at Clemson University. With a strong foundation in her field, she has honed her skills through hands-on experience in research and development at Eli Lilly & Company. During her time in the ADME department, Tamia contributed significantly by working on siRNAs and their applications in finding In Vitro-In Vivo Correlation (IVIVC). Looking ahead, Tamia has set her sights on a promising career in law. She aspires to specialize in Intellectual Property Law, with a particular focus on serving as in-house counsel for leading medical device or pharmaceutical companies. Her enthusiasm for this role is palpable as she prepares to embark on her legal journey! She is also a proud member of the Omicron Phi chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., PEER Mentor for Clemson PEER/WiSE, and currently serves as the President of Clemson Bioengineering Organization (CBO). With her unique blend of scientific knowledge and legal interests, Tamia is poised to make a meaningful impact in the healthcare and life sciences industries.