Nayoung Louie

Nayoung Lee Louie, PhD

Adjunct Instructor
Academic AreaManagement & Organization

Nayoung Louie, PhD is an expert in technology management strategy with more than 15 years of biomedical technology development and commercialization experience.
She is the Director of Strategy for Neuraly, a global biotech holding company consisting of multiple Johns Hopkins-born biotech startups. She is working to accelerate the company’s growth, set and implement its medium and long term goals.
She has been a faculty member at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School since 2010 (adjunct as of 2019). Her teaching and consulting engagements have helped many medical technology startups to raise funds, negotiate licensing agreements, and go to market. She has completed her BS and PhD in Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, with a focus on developing brain imaging analysis technology using statistical model and machine learning.


  • Ph. D, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University


Selected publications

  • Louie, N. L. and Gordon T.A.,“Discovery to Market- Business, Humanity and Technology.” Open 2013: NCIIA’s 17th Annual Conference, March 2013
  • Lee, N. A., Priebe, C. E., Miller, M. I., and Ratnanather, J. T., “Validation of alternating Kernel mixture method: application to tissue segmentation of cortical and subcortical structures”. J Biomed Biotechnol (2008), 346129
  • Lee, N.A. and Mori, S., “DTI analysis of pediatric populations using landmark-based approach.” Workshop at Int Conf Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv. Imaging  the Early Developing Brain: Challenges and Potential Impact, Sep 2008
  • Miller, M.I., M. Hosakere, A.R. Barker, C.E. Priebe, N. Lee, J.T. Ratnanather, L. Wang, M. Gado, J.C. Morris, and J.G. Csernansky. "Labeled cortical mantle distance maps of the cingulate quantify differences between dementia of the Alzheimer type and healthy aging". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 100. 25 (2003):15172-15177
  • Ratnanather, J.T., P.E. Barta, N.A. Honeycutt, N.A. Lee, H.M. Morris, A.C. Dziorny, M.K. Hurdal, G.D. Pearlson, and M.I. Miller. "Dynamic Programming Generation of Boundaries of Local Coordinatized Submanifolds in the Neocortex: Application to the Planum Temporale". NeuroImage 20. 1 (2003):359-377



  • Medical Devices and Diagnostics
  • Statistical Analysis

Honors and distinctions

  • National Science Foundation Neuroengineering Summer Research fellow, University of Washington in Saint Louis
  • Howard Hughes Summer Research fellow, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Susan T. and James H. Bankard, Sr. Research Award