Karla Sanchez, PhD, is Senior Consultant – Biomedical Engineer at Cambridge Design Partnership, working as a mathematical modeller, researcher and bioengineer with several years of experience in product development. She obtained her PhD from Imperial College London (UK) at the Physiological Fluids Group, where she focused on blood flow of the cerebral vasculature and distribution of cerebrospinal fluid. She has also worked alongside clinicians and academics to study blood flow in the kidney and complications of chronic kidney disease.
Dr Sanchez has managed several successful commercial projects, launching a large range of infusion sets, orthopaedic and surgical devices. She is an enthusiastic STEM ambassador and holds an honorary visiting researcher position at Imperial College London.