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Christine Dixon Thiesing MBA
Associate Director- Business Development and Licensing

Christine Dixon Thiesing, MBAis Associate Director- Business Development and Licensing at the MUSC Foundation for Research Development. Her role is to market and negotiate license agreements for intellectual property that arises out of research at MUSC. Christine is rejoining the FRD team, where she held a similar post 2003-2004. In the interim, she served as Directory of Accounting for Thiesing Law Firm and consulted with a variety of companies on financial matters.

Prior to Christine's first term at the FRD, she served in an array of roles with CyDex, Inc., which was a start-up company founded by the University of Kansas to commercialize the Captisol® drug delivery system. For her first three years with CyDex, Christine marketed and licensed Captisol® to the pharmaceutical industry. As the company grew, Christine transitioned into the role of Manager of Finance and Accounting, which included extensive participation in the company's equity offerings to institutional investors. 

Christine holds an MBA with a focus in finance from the University of Kansas. She obtained a B.A. in Biology from the University of Kansas Honors Program, where she was a Watkins-Berger Scholar. Christine is a member of the Licensing Executives Society. 

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