Michelle Nelson

Michelle Nelson


As a Venture Navigator within the IMPACT program, Michelle guides startup companies through the several processes required to start, execute, and complete a clinical trial within the University of Calgary environment. This includes linking ventures with clinical experts and key opinion leaders, assisting Ventures in developing a product and regulatory pathway, protocol development, ethics approvals, contract execution, budget and financial planning, data management, quality control and assurance, and knowledge translation.

Expertise and background:

  • PhD, Medical Sciences
  • Certified Associate in Project Management
  • Specialized training in conduct and completion of patient-oriented clinical trials
  • Co-author of more than 25 peer-reviewed journal articles and abstracts