Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Ben Illigens, MD, MBI is a neuroscientist with industry and academic experience, with positions including VP of Medicine US at NOVA Discovery, VP of Data Science at Germany’s Odysseus Data Services, CEO of Germany’s UniMedIT and Instructor of Neurology at the Beth Israel Lahey Health, Harvard Medical School (HMS). He has also been a long-standing lecturer on clinical research for Dresden’s International University, and for HMS. Dr Illigens trained in biostatistics and biomedical informatics. He conducted clinical practice and research at HMS, and has over 60 peer-reviewed publications, including editing a core medical textbook on Clinical Research. He has received his MD Degree from the Freie Universität Berlin in Germany, one of Europe’s leading research universities, in addition to qualification from HMS including in Applied Biostatistics, Neurology and Neuroscience, Cardiac Surgery, and a Master’s Degree in Biomedical Informatics from HMS. Ben joined BC Platforms in September 2023.