Matthew Nelson (MS ’02, MSM ’02) | October 2015

Matthew (MS 2002, MSM 2002) has been a Director of External Companion Diagnostic Partnerships at Ventana Medical Systems since 2012. Matthew, based in Austin, Texas, examines the oncology portfolios of global biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies in an effort to strategically align tissue diagnostic test development and results with the appropriate cancer therapy. Matthew says, “The degrees and connections I developed at UF prepared me for my role, and for understanding the impact I might have within the field of personalized medicine.”