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Biotech and Business Development Leader Wendy Nelson on Living With the APOE4 Gene
January 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ESTFree
On Wednesday, January 18th at 11:00 a.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. ET, Being Patient will speak with C-Suite business and biotech leader Wendy Nelson, PhD, about her discovery that she carries two copies of Alzheimer’s genetic biomarker APOE4, a gene variant associated with heightened Alzheimer’s risk, and the way this revelation has changed the way she thinks about brain health.
Nelson is currently the chief business officer for a strategic advisory company in the life sciences space and has 25 years of business development, project management, operational, and R&D experience in biotechnology and large pharmaceutical companies, as well as in global CROs. She is also president and founder of the Boston Biotech Forum. She’s an inventor on multiple patents and patent applications and has authored a number of scientific publications.
Tune in this Wednesday on Being Patient’s Facebook page to learn more about the “Alzheimer’s gene” and Nelson’s journey.