Simone Schürle is assistant professor at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, heading the responsive biomedical system lab. She develops diagnostic and therapeutic systems at the nanoscale and microscale, in order to tackle steep problems in medicine. Schuerle attended MIT, researching nanosensors for cancer diagnostics as well as methods to enhance drug transport (2014-2017). In 2013, she earned her PhD at the ETHZ. Schuerle has received several awards and fellowships, and was honored by the WEF for her scientific contributions. In 2014, she co-founded the spin-off MagnebotiX, offering magnetic micromanipulation systems.