Monique joined M Ventures as a biotechnology analyst in March 2021. Monique conducted her PhD in Translational Neuroscience at the University of Edinburgh, researching astrocyte dysfunction in Alzheimer's disease. Prior to her PhD, Monique completed a MSci in Pharmacology at the University of Bristol, where she was recognized as the highest performing student. Monique has gained industry experience, spending a year researching at Pfizer and aiding startups such as Gaia Labs and Halo Mountain with scientific strategy, as well as mapping out the regulatory route for a new company in the Edinburgh Healthcare Technology Accelerator. Monique is based in Amsterdam.