Faz K. Bashi, MD, has a research background in Immunology and Virology from UCSF. He is Lead Venture Investor for Portfolia’s FemTech Funds I, II and III, focused on Women’s Health and Wellness (www.portfolia.co), an active member of Life Science Angels (www.lifescienceangels.com) in Silicon Valley and an Emeritus Board Member of the Angel Capital Association (ACA; www.angelcapitalassociation.org) where he continues to Chair the ACA&’s Life Sciences Syndication group. He is active with UCSF’s Entrepreneurship Startup 101 and Lean Launchpad, and serves on the external advisory board member for UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and Johns Hopkins’ Center for BioEngineering and Design (CBID; https://cbid.bme.jhu.edu/). He mentors women entrepreneur leaders for Springboard Enterprises (www.sb.co) Life Sciences Council.
Dr. Bashi is also very active in the Animal/Pet Health entrepreneurial ecosystem and serves as an advisor to One Health Group (www.onehealthgroup.com), with 72 issued patents providing non-contact, highly accurate, medical-grade remote-monitoring animal health data. Dr. Bashi is committed to helping find treatments for Tinnitus, Autism, Lupus, and Vascular diseases. He completed several triathlons with Team-In-Training to raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.