DaVinci's Workshop Inc.

P.O. Box 520403

Salt Lake City, UT 84152 USA

(801) 509-7660

Skype: DougDVW


DaVinci’s Workshop Inc. was established in 2005 and is a privately held company.

Douglas Steel, Ph.D. is the Founder and Creative Director of DaVinci’s Workshop Inc. For the past 20 years he has been involved in the identification, development, and commercialization of emerging biotechnologies that has led to the founding of five companies. He has over 30 years of experience in pharmaceutical drug design and discovery, and research project management and implementation divided between academia and the pharmaceutical industry.

He received his formal training in medical sciences with a concentration in neuroscience, theoretical and applied biotechnology, and brain-environment interactions. He is the author of over 20 publications in scientific journals and books in the areas of drug design, drug discovery, and marine biochemistry. He has also written over 30 technology articles in the popular press.

Doug was an NIH postdoctoral research fellow in the Neuroscience Program at the University of Utah. He holds a Ph.D. (Biomedical Sciences) from Columbia University, an M.Phil. (Pathology) from Columbia, an M.S. (Psychobiology) from the University of Florida, and a B.A. (Biology) from Kalamazoo College. He also held pharmaceutical research positions at The Upjohn Company, CIBA-Geigy, and Syntex Pharmaceuticals.

Doug is also the Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of NeuroSense, which is applying the concepts of neurosensory processing to the development of phototherapies for the treatment of a variety of neurological and psychiatric disorders. Check it out at http://www.neuro-sense.com

In other ventures, Doug is also the Creative Director of iE, an art, technology, and design practice that works with interactive lighting and pop-up installation art pieces. iE is the artistic extension of DaVinci’s Workshop, and the two entities collaborate on installations.  http://www.ieworlds.com