Associate Director, New Ventures Facility
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In January 2012, the UW opened the C4C New Ventures Facility which offers UW start-ups a world-class environment in which to pursue translational research and development. Maren provides leadership, operational planning, compliance, management, and supervision of all activities of the C4C New Ventures Facility. Maren joined the C4C in August 2010 as an Industry Relations Officer, facilitating engagements between UW researchers and their counterparts in the life sciences industry.
Previously, as Director of Operations for Dharma Therapeutics, an American subsidiary of the Singaporean-based firm Transcu Group Ltd., Maren developed international commercialization strategies and opportunities to market the company. Maren was instrumental in developing a drug-device combination product that successfully completed Phase II Clinical Trials. Prior to working at Dharma, Maren deployed lean process improvements at WaMu and managed the installation of research facilities at Amgen. In addition, she has worked at UW conducting research in molecular biotechnology, teaching biology, and supporting inpatient units at UW Medical Center. Maren holds an MBA with an emphasis in management and technology, and a BS in cell and molecular biology with a minor in chemistry, both from the UW.