Dermarus, South Portland, ME
Patrick is a biotechnology entrepreneur and co-founder of Dermarus, which develops active skincare ingredients from sustainable marine sources, and brings products to people through their brand Marin Skincare. Marin creates gentle and effective skincare products for people with eczema, psoriasis and dry skin using a glycoprotein found in lobster as the key ingredient. He is also a co-founder of KinoTek, an innovative movement analysis startup using motion capture and virtual reality to visualize, analyze and communicate biomechanical information to decrease risk of musculoskeletal injury.
Patrick earned his B.S. in Biomedical Engineering in 2017 and M.S. in Biomedical Engineering in 2019 from the University of Maine. He is passionate about biotechnology research and commercialization in various fields, spanning skincare, marine bioresources, drug development, medical education and sports performance innovation, and enjoys participating in regular K-12 outreach experiences motivating and mentoring students for careers in STEM.