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LifeLine Innovations LLC

We provide the world with safe and effective vaccines against dangerous infectious diseases at a fraction of the existing cost

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Tempe, AZ, USA
  • Currency USD

Company Summary

Lifeline Innovations is a biotechnology start-up that develops novel live bacteria-based vaccines for humans. The company’s first product is targeted at influenza (flu). The fundamental technology behind this vaccine can be applied to several other viral or bacterial infections, such as plague, tuberculosis, and pneumonia. Lifeline Innovations intends to develop these uses, as well as vaccines for agriculture animals in the coming years.


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    Praveen Alamuri, Ph.D.


    (2012) MBA, Arizona State University, AZ.
    2006: Ph.D. in Microbiology, University of Georgia, GA.
    2001: MS in Biology, Georgia State University, GA.
    1998: MS in Microbiology, Aurangabad University, India.

    2008-Present: Project Manager-Research, The Biodesign Institute, ASU, Tempe, AZ.
    2006-2008: Research Fellow, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI.
    2001-2006: Research Assistant, UGA, G

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    Matthew Haden, MD, MPH
    Chief Medical Officer


    (2012): MBA, Arizona State University, AZ.
    2005: MD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine.
    2005: MPH, University of Connecticut School of Medicine.


    2009-Present: Physician, Nextcare Urgent Care, Phoenix, AZ.
    Dec 2010-Sept 2011: FPC, Thompson Peak Family Care, AZ.
    2007-2009: Resident Family Physician, Mayo Clinic of AZ, AZ.
    2005-2007: Resident Family Physician, Providence Hospital, Washington, DC

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    Tyler J Garrett
    VP Finance


    (2012): MBA, Arizona State University, AZ.
    2006: B.S. in Bus. Admin., Bringham Young University, UT.


    July 2010-Present: Financial Analyst II, Liberty Dialysis, Gilbert, AZ.
    October 2007-June 2007: Financial Analyst I, U-Haul International, Phoenix, AZ.
    Aug 2006-Sep 2007: Financial Advisor, Beneficial Financial Group, Boise, ID.

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    Steve Hubert
    Director of Operations


    1998: M.S. in Biotechnology
    1987: B.S. Microbiology


    2010-Present: Vice President - Operations, Omnia Biologics, MD
    2006-10: Asst. Director-Manufacturing and Process Development at AERAS TB Vaccine
    Foundation, Rockville, MD
    2004-06: Fermentation Mgr., Nabi Biopharmaceuticals, Rockville, MD.
    1998-2004: Senior Scientist, Human Genome Sciences, Gaithersburg, MD.
    1996-98: Process Engineer III,