MassDevice Q&A: John McDonough

August 4, 2009 by Joe Nowlan

The T2 Biosystems CEO on the company's innovative, miniaturized diagnostic tool, the importance of de-risking before you hit the fundraising trail and why the U.S. intelligence community is interested in T2's technology.

John McDonough, CEO of Cambridge, Mass.-based T2 Biosystems Inc., is an optimist.

Bullish on his 22-employee company's prospects (the estimated $40 billion diagnostics market might have something to do with that), McDonough (far left in the picture at right) spoke with MassDevice about the technology behind T2's diagnostic device, which uses a miniaturized version of a magnetic resonance imaging machine to deliver near-instant test results from just about any blood, urine or saliva sample.

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