Aimee Raleigh is a senior associate at Atlas Venture where she focuses on evaluating innovative technologies for therapeutic potential in areas of high unmet need. Prior to joining Atlas, Aimee was a life sciences consultant at L.E.K. Consulting. At L.E.K., she worked with pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients on strategy for early-stage therapies, including asset diligence, pipeline and indication prioritization, and commercial planning.
Aimee received her Ph.D. in bioengineering from the University of California, San Diego, where she was mentored by Dr. Robert Sah and Dr. Gary Firestein. Her doctoral work focused on modeling biophysical mechanisms of disrupted synovial joint lubricant homeostasis in post-traumatic osteoarthritis. Aimee received her B.S.E. in biomedical engineering from Duke University, where she researched cell migration in response to chemokine gradients. At Duke she also co-founded LuxSano Biomedical, a start-up focused on reducing surgical site infections in orthopaedic procedures.
In her free time, Aimee enjoys hiking, skiing, and getting lost in a museum or book.