Prior to pursuing a career in intellectual property law, Laura worked in various positions in medical affairs and medical marketing with both large pharmaceutical and mid-size medical device companies. During her undergraduate and graduate studies relating to the fields of biochemistry, cell biology and oncology, Laura was awarded a scholarship by the Foundation of German Business (Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft or SDW), in addition to a second scholarship received for her PhD studies focusing on models of esophageal adenocarcinoma, which was awarded by the Medical Research Council (MRC), an institution responsible for co-coordinating and funding medical research throughout the United Kingdom.
My Comfort Zone.
- Ph.D., University of Cambridge (2013), MRC Cancer Cell Unit (Cambridge, UK)
- M.Sc. Cancer (2010), University College London, Cancer Institute (London, UK)
- B.Sc. Biochemistry & Cell Biology, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany (2009), including research internships at the University Hospital, Mainz (Germany), Wayne State University (Detroit, MI, USA) and the University of Oxford (Oxford, UK)