Technical Electives at MIT: 

  • Mechanisms of Drug Actions - 20.201
  • Introduction to Python - 6.189
  • Micro/Nano Engineering Laboratory - 2.674
  • Biomaterials-Tissue Interactions - 20.441

Eric Gomez

Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering, MIT, 2011

Professional Experience

Associate Director, Asset Acquisition
  • BridgeBio
  • Source new biotechnologies from academia or industry for in-licensing or venture capital investment
  • Assume operating role in portfolio companies – Currently VP of Business Development and Operations for two oncology subsidiaries
Associate Director, Business Development
  • Salarius Pharmaceuticals
  • Support fundraising, including building corporate presentations and leading scientific discussions with investors and industry partners
Manager, Nonclinical Development
  • Salarius Pharmaceuticals
  • Manage studies toward the submission of an investigational new drug (IND) application to the FDA

Educational Experience

Participation in Programs: 

  • MIT Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program
  • MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives

Undergraduate Research Experiences: 

  • Khademhosseini Lab – Biomaterial engineering
  • Edelman Lab – Biomaterial engineering
  • Universidad Cardenal Herrera, Valencia, Spain – Research Scientist


  • FABRICATION OF MICROCHANNELS IN METHACRYLATED HYALURONIC ACID HYDROGELS Annals of the 22nd Health, Science and Technology Forum, 2009A Bick, EJ Gomez, A. Khademhosseini
  • 22th ANNUAL HEALTH, SCIENCES, AND TECHNOLOGY FORUM 2010, Talk Fabrication of microchannels in methacrylated hyaluronic acid hydrogels A Bick, EJ Gomez, A. Khademhosseini
  • CONGRESO INTERNACIONAL ESTUDIANTES DE CIENCIAS EXPERIMENTALES 2009, Poster Implications of RhoE in the cellular cycle and tumorogenesis E.Mocholi, J. Vaquer, E. Gomez, E. Poch, I. Perez-Roger.

Activities, interests and hobbies: 

  • MIT Student Ambassadors
  • MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives Ambassador
  • Biomedical Engineering Society
  • Go (Baduk, Weiqi)
  • Distance Running

Additional Degrees: 

Ph.D. in Bioengineering, Rice University