Lauren Boak

Lauren Boak

Business Manager, Product Development Neuroscience, Roche – Basel, Switzerland

After graduating from Monash in 2007, and publishing three manuscripts in highly regarded international journals, Lauren joined F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Switzerland as a Clinical Science Specialist. Other than six months back in Melbourne for CSL, in the Clinical Safety department, she has worked for Roche in both Switzerland and the United Kingdom ever since.

Based in Basel, Switzerland, Lauren worked for five years in the Translational Medicine Group in Neuroscience as lead Clinical Scientist, developing and implementing clinical study protocols for projects in treatment resistant depression, autism, and schizophrenia. She is now in Product Development Neuroscience as a Business Manager, and working in the Roche Partnering organisation to scope external innovation to bring into the company.

Lauren’s work gives her opportunities to work on potentially transformative medicines and develop experience across multiple fields. She enjoys working with incredibly talented people with an unfaltering focus on making a real difference for patients with devastating illnesses.