Monica joined the Technology and Innovation Development Office (TIDO) of Boston Children’s Hospital in November 2019. In her role as Licensing Manager, she is responsible for the management of intellectual property and commercialization of technologies arising from various departments including cardiology, cardiac surgery and radiology, as well as collaborative research and sponsored research agreements.
Prior to joining TIDO, Monica worked for three years as a Licensing Associate and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Liaison in the Life Science Group at the Technology Licensing Office at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT TLO), where she focused on licensing biotech inventions arising from the Media Lab, McGovern Institute, Koch institute, Center for Bits and Atoms, and Lincoln Labs. She has also worked as a Technical Assistant at Edwards Angell Palmer Dodge LLP in Boston, MA, a Clinical Research Coordinator at Broad Institute, Research Scientist at the Universite Catholique de Louvain under the direction of Dr. Desire Collen, and Teaching Assistant at MIT. Monica did her undergraduate work at MIT, majoring in Biology, concentrating in Ethics, from MIT. In her free time, she volunteers as a MIT Sandbox mentor, MIT Alumni Association mentor, Phillips Exeter Academy mentor, MIT Cambridge Enterprise Forum volunteer and an Association for Women in Science Massachusetts Chapter volunteer.
Monica is thrilled to be part of the TIDO team at Boston Children’s Hospital.