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Dirk Lammerts joins Burrill Venture Capital Group

Burrill & Company has appointed Dr Dirk Lammerts as Managing Director, Digital Health. Lammerts has more than 20 years of professional experience in the healthcare, life sciences, and high-tech industries.


Prior to joining Burrill & Company he worked as Vice President Marketing and Corporate Development at XDx, an innovative personalised medicine company, where he was responsible for driving adoption of the company’s flagship AlloMap molecular diagnostic test and corporate development activities. He also held positions as Vice President Molecular Diagnostics at Affymetrix and was a senior engagement manager for McKinsey & Company advising clients across a broad spectrum of industries in the US, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Lammerts holds an MD from Dusseldorf University Medical School and trained in Neurology at the University of Cologne Medical Centre.

"We are delighted to have Dirk join us," says G Steven Burrill, CEO of Burrill & Company. "He has a unique set of skills in technology convergence through innovative use of computer technologies and online, mobile, and interactive media in medicine. These are ideally suited to help us build out our activities in digital health – a sector that is poised for significant growth.

"The digital health world, which has the potential to significantly reduce healthcare costs around the world, is evolving through the convergence of information technology, wireless technology, and the proliferation of mobile devices that will bring about a radical change in how medicine is practiced. Dirk will be part of a dedicated team to assist in capturing value in this evolving area through investments in leading edge companies."

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