20th September 2023
Michaela Downie, Tom Ashmore
Michaela Downie PhD
Business Development Manager
Michaela is our Business Development Manager, responsible for strengthening relationships with existing clients and identifying new areas to grow the business. She has 20+ years of experience working globally with Biotech and Pharma Clients in Key Account and Business Development positions across the Life Sciences CRO sector.
Michaela began her scientific career at the University of Cambridge as a PostDoc in Dermatology, researching inflammatory skin diseases employing a variety of molecular and histology techniques including IHC and ISH. Michaela holds a PhD in Clinical Biochemistry from the University of Cambridge and a Diplom in Biology from the University of Cologne.
Business Development Executive
Tom’s focus in Business Development involves identifying new business opportunities and acting as the initial point of contact for companies seeking our cellular and digital pathology services. He is fully conversant in the range of services that HistologiX provides, and using his scientific and legal backgrounds, he discusses and helps design projects to meet our Clients’ analytical goals.
After working in PostDoc research roles with a focus on metabolic programming of obesity, diabetes and ageing, Tom trained in Intellectual Property Law in the pharma and biotech sectors. Tom has a 1st Class honours degree in Biochemistry from the University of Nottingham, and both a Masters and PhD from the University of Cambridge.