Nafise joined Novo Ventures (US) Inc. in 2020 as an associate. Prior to joining Novo Ventures (US) Inc., Nafise worked at Takeda (Portfolio Strategy Group) & Boston Consulting Group, where she worked with healthcare and Medtech clients on portfolio strategy, R&D optimization, and due diligence projects. Prior to BCG, Nafise was a fellow at Flagship Pioneering and part of the business development team at the Wyss Institute. She completed her postdoctoral fellow at MIT (Langer lab) and Boston children Hospital (Cardiac Surgery Dept.) working on regenerative medicine and drug delivery platforms. Nafise holds a PhD in Bioengineering from HST and Penn State. She also holds a Msc in Chemical & Biomedical Engineering from Oxford and Sharif University . Nafise is based in our Boston office.