Nina Menezes, Director, Leerink Swann

Nina Menezes joined Leerink Swann Consulting, the strategy consulting arm of the boutique healthcare investment bank Leerink Swann, in 2006.  During her tenure at Leerink, Dr. Menezes has served a wide array of pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies in multiple therapeutic areas.  Her work has spanned new product planning, launch strategy, brand planning and expansion, lifecycle management, and due diligence.  Prior to joining Leerink, Dr. Menezes was a postdoctoral fellow at the Massachusetts General Hospital where she developed novel magnetic resonance imaging techniques to study neurological and musculoskeletal diseases.  Her work in predicting outcome in stroke was funded by a fellowship from the American Heart Association.  For her work in imaging skeletal growth disorders, she received the Young Investigator Award from the Society for Pediatric Radiology.  Prior to her commencing her postdoctoral fellowship, Dr. Menezes interned at Seedling Enterprises, an incubator for medical devices.  Dr. Menezes received her PhD in Medical Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and her AB in Physics from Cornell.