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Cara Mayfield

Vice President, Patient Advocacy and Corporate Communications

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Cara has over 17 years of experience working with biotech and life sciences companies spanning corporate, patient, product, and internal communications. Her career has encompassed leading communications and patient advocacy strategies at public life sciences companies as well as advising early-stage to commercial healthcare companies, organizations and patient groups. Cara is the head of Corporate Communications and leads the Company’s rare disease community engagement efforts, focusing on ensuring patient and caregiver needs are considered across all functions and programs. Prior to Homology, she served as Managing Director at Ten Bridge Communications, a life sciences communications consulting agency. Previously, Cara was Corporate Communications Director for OvaScience, a global fertility company, and she was a member of the Life Sciences Team at the consulting firm Feinstein Kean Healthcare (acquired by Ogilvy). She has also led public relations and internal communications efforts for a healthcare business-to-business company, worked in the corporate communications and investor relations group at Inspire Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Merck) and began her career at a boutique communications firm focused on emerging biotechnology and medical device companies. Cara holds a B.S. in Communications from Boston University.