Lauren is a seasoned executive in the Regulatory and Clinical Research field. She has a background in Engineering (BS, Chemical Engineering; MS and PhD in Mechanical Engineering) and worked in Academic Cardiac Medicine with a concentration in cardiac and biofluid mechanics. She shifted her career from academia to assume an executive role at Boston Scientific Corporation (BSC). At BSC she held various positions in Corporate Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs where she supported the preclinical, clinical and regulatory development aspects of several programs including permanent implants as well as diagnostic and therapeutic devices. She left BSC in 2000 to start her own consulting organization/CRO, Boston Biomedical Associates (BBA), which focuses on partnering with companies to guide them through the product development and clinical/regulatory approval process. The company has now merged with a group in the EU and AUS to establish a world-wide footprint to expand services globally.