Ongoing innovation. Scientific Advancement. Enduring relationships.

Get to know the scientists, clinical specialists, engineers and business professionals whose visionary thinking and comprehensive experience guide us forward. Under their skilled leadership, we continue to advance the field of neuroimaging, releasing leading-edge technology that provides medical professionals with deeper insight that elevates patient care.

Senior Leadership Team

Michi Sassa

Position: CFO/ Interim CEO

Mr. Sassa brings over 19 years of financial business intelligence to help drive profitability and growth. Prior to joining Cortechs.ai, Michi served as the Chief Financial Officer for the West Region in the U.S. at GE Healthcare. Michi is also a graduate of GE’s world class leadership development programs: Financial Management Program (FMP), Executive Leadership Program (ELP) and Corporate Audit Staff (CAS), revered and respected throughout the entire financial community. He a received a BS in Management Science from the University of California, San Diego.

Michi Sassa

CFO/ Interim CEO

Mr. Sassa brings over 19 years of financial business intelligence...

Dr. Nathan White Cortechs.ai CTO

Dr. Nathan White

Position: Chief Technology Officer

Dr. White brings over 15 years of experience developing and commercializing advanced MRI and CT diagnostic imaging technologies. Before joining Cortechs.ai, Nate was co-founder and CEO of HealthLytix – a healthcare technology startup applying genetics and medical imaging AI for early cancer detection (acquired by Cortechs.ai). While at HealthLytix, he rapidly grew the business to introduce two FDA-cleared software applications into the marketplace within its short two-year history. Prior to HealthLytix, Nate was Assistant Professor of Radiology and Director of Imaging Technology at the Center for Translational Imaging and Precision Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, where he invented several MRI technologies that were subsequently licensed and commercialized by GE Healthcare. In addition, Nate co-invented a novel non-invasive MRI technique for cancer imaging called Restriction Spectrum Imaging MRI (RSI-MRI), which now serves as the basis for Cortechs.ai’s oncology imaging platform. Nate is a passionate and experienced technology leader and serial entrepreneur with degree’s in both Biomedical Engineering and Cognitive Science. Nate has authored more than 40 peer-reviewed publications and holds five patents.

Dr. Nathan White

Chief Technology Officer

Dr. White brings over 15 years of experience developing and...

Josh Cohen Cortechs.ai VP of Marketing and Sales

Josh Cohen

Position: Chief Commercial Officer
Josh Cohen:

Mr. Cohen brings over 12 years of proven commercial sales and leadership success.  With expertise in business development and sales strategies in both large hospital health systems and outside the hospital space, Mr. Cohen has a deep focus on integrated radiology solutions, informatics, and artificial intelligence to help healthcare providers deliver improved outcomes at a lower cost. Prior to joining Cortechs.ai he served as the business manager of western North America at Philips Healthcare in the Precision Diagnosis sector. He also was the vice president of sales at Shared Imaging and director of sales and marketing at Desert Valley Radiology. Notable achievements include over 500 million in total sales attainment, multiple sales performance awards, and graduating from Horizon’s Leadership Program.

Josh Cohen

Chief Commercial Officer

Mr. Cohen brings over 12 years of proven commercial sales...

Kora Marinkovic Cortechs.ai Director of Regulatory Affairs

Kora Marinkovic

Position: Director of Regulatory Affairs

Ms. Marinkovic is responsible for Quality Assurance and ensuring regulatory compliance to government and industry standards. Prior to assuming this position, she was Cortechs.ai’s Director of Sales and Marketing, where she also served as the Quality Assurance Manager. Ms. Marinkovic holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of La Verne and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Zagreb. She also holds a professional certificate in regulatory affairs from the University of California, San Diego.

Kora Marinkovic

Director of Regulatory Affairs

Ms. Marinkovic is responsible for Quality Assurance and ensuring...

Dr. Sebastian Magda Cortechs.ai Director of Science and Engineering

DR. SEBASTIAN MAGDA

Position: Director of Science and Engineering

Dr. Magda leads all scientific research and is responsible for the development of existing and upcoming products. Prior to joining Cortechs.ai, Dr. Magda conducted research on image-based modeling and reconstruction at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Magda’s experience also includes image analysis, robotics, and computer vision. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois.

DR. SEBASTIAN MAGDA

Director of Science and Engineering

Dr. Magda leads all scientific research and is responsible for...

Medical Advisory Board
Dr. James Brewer Cortechs.ai Medical Advisory Board Member

Dr. James Brewer

Dr. Brewer is the Chief Medical Advisor of Cortechs.ai and was the first physician to incorporate NeuroQuant® into clinical practice. He assisted in the design of the NeuroQuant reports and in the studies that led to NeuroQuant’s FDA clearance.

Dr. Brewer received his M.D. and Ph.D. at Stanford Medical School. There, he used advanced structural and functional neuroimaging approaches to examine the role of the hippocampus in forming and retrieving memories. He completed his neurology residency training at Johns Hopkins. Afterward, he joined the faculty of the University of California, San Diego, where he has a joint appointment in Radiology and Neurosciences.

Dr. Brewer sees patients at the University of California, San Diego and the Veterans Affairs Hospital in La Jolla. He directs the Imaging Core for the multi-institutional Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study and oversees the imaging of all enrolled subjects at the Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.

Dr. James Brewer

Dr. Brewer is the Chief Medical Advisor of Cortechs.ai and...

Dr. Suzie Bash Cortechs.ai Medical Advisory Board Member

Dr. Suzie Bash

Dr. Bash is the Medical Director of Neuroradiology at San Fernando Valley Interventional Radiology at RADNET. Dr. Bash joined RADNET in 2005. Prior to this she was on the faculty at UCLA as an Assistant Professor of Neuroradiology, after completing a 2 year Neuroradiology Fellowship at UCLA and Radiology Residency also at UCLA.

Dr. Bash’s passion and interests lie in Artificial Intelligence applications in advanced Neuroimaging which add patient-centric value and quality. She is a recurring guest on TV, radio, and podcasts and is actively involved in AI clinical trials, peer-reviewed publications, and AI related educational talks and webinars. Dr. Bash was the winner of the “Best Diagnostic Oral Paper in 2021 (ASSR), winner of the “Roadie Award for Most Viewed AI Abstract at RSNA 2021” (Minnie Awards), a semi-finalist for the “Best Scientific Paper in 2021” (Minnie Awards), semi-finalist for the Cornelius-Dyke Award in 2021 (ASNR), winner of the “Best Radiology Image in 2021” (Minnie Awards), as well as co-author winner of the “Best Diagnostic Oral Paper in 2022 (ASSR). Dr. Bash serves on the Medical Advisory Boards of several AI companies. She also serves on the Editorial Board in the AI section for Applied Radiology and is a frequent contributing author to this journal.

Dr. Suzie Bash

Dr. Bash is the Medical Director of Neuroradiology at San...

Dr. Amir Mazhari Cortechs.ai Medical Advisory Board Member

DR. AMIR MAZHARI

Dr. Mazhari is a Board Certified Neurologist, and Neuroimager at Dent Neurologic Institute, in Amherst, New York. He serves as Director of Dent MS Center, with 15+ years of experience and instrumental to developing a CMSC Certified MS Center, as well as the only National MS Society Certified Comprehensive Care Partner in Western NY State. He also serves as Co-founder of the Dent Spasticity Clinic.

He continues to serve as neuroimager with the Dent Neuroimaging Center, and prior to that he was Director of Advanced MRI services of Neurology and Neuroscience Associates, and for Unity Network Neurology in Northeastern Ohio.

He has served as faculty and board member for American Society of Neuroimaging, American Academy of Neurology neuroimaging section, and Asked the Expert series at ECTRIMS, as well as other national and international meetings.

Dr. Mazhari has also served as consultant, advisory board member and faculty for various biopharmaceutical and device companies, and is actively involved in clinical research trials as main or principal investigator in multiple sclerosis as well as other neurological disease states.

DR. AMIR MAZHARI

Dr. Mazhari is a Board Certified Neurologist, and Neuroimager at...

Dr. Tyler Seibert

Tyler Seibert MD, PhD, is a physician-scientist and engineer with substantial experience in complex data analysis, including development, validation, and translation of novel methods in both biomedical imaging and genetics. Clinically, he is a board-certified radiation oncologist and sub-specialize in the treatment of aggressive prostate cancer.  Over his career he has prioritized research to improve precision screening, detection, and treatment of prostate cancer through quantitative engineering.

Seibert started over 18 years ago in quantitative and advanced MRI research. He has designed and conducted many imaging experiments, actively participating in imaging protocol design, patient recruitment, data collection, image analysis, and peer-reviewed publication. Nearly all of his recent work has focused on imaging of tumors and radiation effects in patients with cancer.

Dr. Tyler Seibert

Tyler Seibert MD, PhD, is a physician-scientist and engineer with...

Dr. Jeff Rudie

Dr. Jeff Rudie MD, PhD, is a board certified diagnostic radiologist, specializing Emergency and Neuroradiology. His research is focused on developing artificial intelligence tools that can be integrated into the clinical workflow to improve the accuracy and efficiency of neuroradiology. He also has been involved in organizing the radiology artificial intelligence challenges, including the RSNA/ASNR/BraTS multimodal brain tumor segmentation challenge.

Dr. Rudie completed a combined MD PhD program in 2014. His PhD in neuroscience focused on combining genetics with functional and structural neuroimaging to better understand autism spectrum disorders. As a radiology resident his research interests became more translational, which included developing pipelines for fully automated diagnosis of brain MRIs. As a neuroradiology fellow he developed algorithms for automated segmentation and longitudinal assessment of diffuse gliomas and intracranial metastases.

Dr. Jeff Rudie

Dr. Jeff Rudie MD, PhD, is a board certified diagnostic...

Board of Directors
Dr. Nathan White Cortechs.ai CTO

Dr. Nathan White

Position: Chief Technology Officer

Dr. White brings over 15 years of experience developing and commercializing advanced MRI and CT diagnostic imaging technologies. Before joining Cortechs.ai, Nate was co-founder and CEO of HealthLytix – a healthcare technology startup applying genetics and medical imaging AI for early cancer detection (acquired by Cortechs.ai). While at HealthLytix, he rapidly grew the business to introduce two FDA-cleared software applications into the marketplace within its short two-year history. Prior to HealthLytix, Nate was Assistant Professor of Radiology and Director of Imaging Technology at the Center for Translational Imaging and Precision Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, where he invented several MRI technologies that were subsequently licensed and commercialized by GE Healthcare. In addition, Nate co-invented a novel non-invasive MRI technique for cancer imaging called Restriction Spectrum Imaging MRI (RSI-MRI), which now serves as the basis for Cortechs.ai’s oncology imaging platform. Nate is a passionate and experienced technology leader and serial entrepreneur with degree’s in both Biomedical Engineering and Cognitive Science. Nate has authored more than 40 peer-reviewed publications and holds five patents.

Dr. Nathan White

Chief Technology Officer

Dr. White brings over 15 years of experience developing and...

Dr. Anders Dale Cortechs.ai Board of Directors

Dr. Anders Dale

Dr. Dale is a computational neuroscientist with extensive experience in multimodal neuroimaging methods. He played a key role in the development of functional neuroimaging methods, including event-related fMRI, and multimodal integration of MEG/EEG, fMRI, and structural imaging data.

Dr. Dale is currently the founding Co-Director of the Multimodal Imaging Laboratory, an interdisciplinary imitative of the Departments of Neurosciences and Radiology at the University of California, San Diego. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Texas and studied at Harvard and MIT on a Fulbright Fellowship.

From Harvard, he received a Master’s degree in Engineering Science. Dr. Dale earned his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego, where he began working on the development of accurate and automated algorithms for head segmentation.

Dr. Anders Dale

Dr. Dale is a computational neuroscientist with extensive experience in...

Paul Mirabella Cortechs.ai Board Member

Paul Mirabella

Paul J. Mirabella is the President and CEO of Paul J. Mirabella, Investments and Consulting, LLC. Paul has worked as a senior executive in the healthcare industry for over 40 years. He is actively involved in imaging solutions to reduce radiation as well as artificial intelligence applications largely in cardiology and neurology. He was formerly the President and CEO of GE Healthcare Global Diagnostic Imaging Business, the Americas Region and the Global Services Business. More recently, he was a key investor in and Chairman & CEO of Naviscan, Inc. a high resolution, organ specific PET scanner.

He holds an BS in Aerospace Engineering and Applied Mechanics for the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (now NYU) and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Central Florida. He held four of the original patents in CT. He is involved in consulting for Private Equity, Venture Capital firms and a variety of healthcare businesses. He is also a limited partner and investor in entities ranging from venture capital companies, contract manufacturing, oil and gas development and industrial real estate. He has been a guest lecturer on leadership at the UCSD Rady School of Management.

Paul Mirabella

Paul J. Mirabella is the President and CEO of Paul...

Kong Han Tan Cortechs.ai Board Member

Kong Han Tan

Currently, Kong Han Tan holds the position of President, COO & Executive Director at Genting Bhd. and Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Genting Plantations Bhd. (a subsidiary of Genting Bhd.).

He is also Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Genting Plantations Bhd., Member of Malaysian Bar Association, Member of The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, Administrator at The Community Chest of Malaysia and Managing Director at Pan Malaysian Pools Sdn. Bhd. and on the board of 8 other companies.

In his past career, Mr. Tan was Group Chief Operating Officer for Tanjong Plc. He received a graduate degree from the University of Cambridge.

Kong Han Tan

Currently, Kong Han Tan holds the position of President, COO...