Mike Nelson is an Associate in Foley Hoag’s Business Department. His practice focuses on advising public and private life sciences and technology companies on a wide range of corporate matters including formation, financing, mergers and acquisitions, licensing and strategic alliances, and general corporate matters.
Prior to law school, Mike obtained his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, where he studied the physiology and pharmacology of ion channels in the somatosensory system. He received several awards for his doctoral dissertation work, including the Michael J. Peach Outstanding Graduate Student Award as the top biomedical sciences graduate student at the University.