Laura Obenauer, M. Sc., joined M Ventures in June 2018 as an Analyst in the Life Science team. Laura obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biotechnology and a Master’s degree in Systems Biology at the University of Heidelberg, studying abroad at Yale University and the University of São Paulo. For her Master’s thesis, which she conducted at AbbVie Germany, she developed a mathematical model of the pathology of Alzheimer’s Disease that allows for drug efficacy prediction in silico. She previously gained experience in healthcare management consulting as a Fellow Intern at McKinsey & Company and Bayer Business Consulting, as well as in investment management as a Summer Analyst for J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Laura is based in Amsterdam.