Vanderbilt University: Biomedical Engineering, B.S.

Rice University: Bioengineering, M.B.E


Ellie Reynolds currently serves as a Senior Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs Manager at Proxima Clinical Research, a contract research organization that serves the emerging drug and medical device industries. 

Prior to joining Proxima, Ellie worked for a small life sciences consulting firm, where she performed market landscape assessments and provided strategic insights to major pharmaceutical companies. Ellie has a Masters in Bioengineering, with a focus in Global Medical Innovation, from Rice University and has worked on multiple medical devices from need identification through the entire development process. She has also served in additional regulatory affairs and quality assurance roles in which she developed regulatory and technical transfer strategies for both medical device and pharmaceutical companies across a range of therapeutic areas.

Positions and Honors:

Proxima Clinical Research, Inc., Houston, Texas
Regulatory Affairs Manager

Johnson & Johnson Center for Device Innovation, Houston, Texas
Innovation Fellow

Putnam Associates, Boston, Massachusetts
Associate Consultant

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Rensselaer, New York
Technical Transfer Intern

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, Texas
Biomechanics Intern

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
Research Assistant

Contributions to Science:

Ms. Reynolds has played an important role in the development of the following medical products:

  1. Drug for COVID-19 (x2)
  2. Drug for Atopic Dermatitis  
  3. Drug for Hypercholesterolemia
  4. Drug for Solid Tumors (x2)
  5. Drug for Nuclear Radiation Exposure
  6. Drug for Genital Warts
  7. Medical Device – Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices (x2)
  8. Medical Device – Ventilator  
  9. Medical Device – IVD for COVID-19 Detection
  10. Medical Device – IVD for Group B Streptococcus Detection
  11. Medical Device – Neuromodulation (x3)
  12. Medical Device – Balloon Catheter
  13. Medical Device – Non-Invasive Blood Pressure Monitor (x2)
  14. Medical Device – Non-Invasive Atrial Fibrillation Screening Device
  15. Medical Device – Pediatric Stent
  16. Medical Device – Pediatric Intraurethral valve pump and activator (x2)  
  17. Medical Device – Biliary Catheter and Pump
  18. Medical Device – Organ Perfusion Device
  19. Medical Device – Gastroscope
  20. Medical Device – Software for Autism Treatment
  21. Medical Device – Intraurethral Valve Pump and Actuator (x2)
  22. Medical Device – Infant Feeding Measurement Device
  23. Medical Device – Laboratory Robot
  24. Medical Device – Neonatal Incubator
  25. Medical Device – Direct Therapeutic Ultrasound Surgical Tool  
  26. Medical Device – Neonatal Stroke Detection Device
  27. Medical Device – Pleural Effusion Treatment Device
  28. Medical Device – Software for Osteoarthritis Detection  
  29. Medical Device – Vascular Access Catheter
  30. Medical Device – Arteriovenous Fistula and Graft Support Device
  31. Medical Device – Organ Perfusion Device
Additional Information:

Poster presentation at International Conference for Auditory Displays (ICAD)

OriginallY From:
Dallas, TX
Fun Fact:
Ellie loves distance running and is planning to run the Chicago marathon this fall.
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