Sector Expert: Tracey Mumford
Tracey Mumford joined The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) in 2011. In her current role, she is responsible for MJFF's industry strategy and is focused on increasing engagement and developing partnerships with various industry groups, including pharma, biotechs and venture capital firms. Prior to joining MJFF, Mumford was an associate in the Capital Services Group within the Equities Division at Credit Suisse AG, where she was responsible for the relationship management of hedge fund clients in regard to capital raising activities. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Mumford was an investment banking analyst at Deutsche Bank, in the Global Consumer Group. Mumford graduated from Bucknell University with a bachelor's degree in economics.
Sorting Through the Chaff: The Michael J. Fox Foundation's Tracey Mumford on the Quest to Cure Parkinson's Disease (1/9/14)
The business of drug development survives by saving lives, but sometimes nonprofit, private activism is needed to kick-start a new medicine into development. The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research is the world's largest nonprofit funder of Parkinson's disease research, having awarded more than $400 million in grants during its 13-year existence. Senior Associate Director of Research Partnerships Tracey Mumford is the foundation's link to companies with good ideas. In this interview with The Life Sciences Report, Mumford discusses exciting companies that have warranted foundation supportócompanies that investors might find very interesting.
"CTH's under-the-tongue administration is certainly preferable to an injection."
The Life Sciences Report Interview with Tracey Mumford