An Interview with Darlene Boudreaux: CEO, Investor, and Entrepreneur

Can you tell us a little bit about your background and experience?

I was a founder and CEO of a pharmaceutical manufacturing company, and then took over and grew a nonprofit medical technology incubator, helping others to start and grow their own life science-based companies. Before all that, I had been a CPA and a partner in a worldwide consulting and accounting firm. > Read more



Behind the Curtain with Biolocity | Guiding Medical Innovations to Market

Please start off by describing your current role with Biolocity and the organization’s unique model.

I am the Managing Director for Biolocity, which is a philanthropic, multi-institutional program that accelerates the commercialization of early-stage medical technologies with intellectual property held at Emory University and/or Georgia Institute of Technology.  Read more



White Paper: Life Science Impact Investing and the Physician Entrepreneur

Why Is Life Science Impact Investing So Crucial For Physicians Today?

A high paying role with a prestigious title in medicine is no longer enough. It’s not enough in many ways. The path of throwing yourself into research and digging through constant daily business challenges as an entrepreneur in the health space isn’t for everyone either.  > Read more



VIC Partner Profile: An Interview With Nichole Mercier, Office Of Technology Management At Washington University

You are the Assistant Vice Chancellor & Managing Director for Technology Transfer at Washington University in St. Louis. Can you please tell us about your background and what drives your sense of purpose in technology transfer?

I have a background in Cell Biology, but when I was pursuing my doctorate, I found that bench work did not energize me the way it did for my fellow grad students. At the same time, however, I had the opportunity to work in the technology transfer office at the university and it enabled me to understand that I loved the big picture and the potential applications of research.  > Read more