Ramlah Nehring, Ph.D.

Global Head of Partnerships and Transactions, Roche Diagnostics

Ramlah Nehring, Ph.D. is the Global Head of Partnerships and Transactions at Roche Diagnostics. She is based in San Diego, California and leads the global business development function across APAC, North America and Europe, supporting partnerships, licensing and M&A for the Roche Diagnostics portfolio. Her remit includes, Strategy and Transactions, Alliance and Ecosystem Management, Business Excellence, Contracts and Controlling and M&A Integration. Her team delivers on the growth and expansion of the Roche portfolio through access to external innovation for the benefit of patients and customers.

Ramlah has a Ph.D. in Biology from the University of California San Diego and did her graduate studies in molecular genetics at the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences. Ramlah’s professional experience includes the ability to drive strategy and partnerships, with a significant experience in deal sourcing, structuring transactions, leading mergers and acquisitions and licensing.

Prior to working at Roche Diagnostics she led the Corporate Development team at Foundation Medicine. She has spent a significant amount of time in the startup industry in San Diego and has focused her career on improving oncology patient care through access to novel diagnostic solutions.