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Margaret Kayo

Scientific Affairs and Regulatory Affairs


Dr. Kayo has over 16 years of medical product experience including implantable medical devices, combination products with drugs, and biologicals. She currently runs a consulting business focusing on Scientific Affairs and Regulatory Affairs in the Combination Device, Medical Device, and Pharmaceutical industries. She is actively working with businesses in spinal prosthetics, a variety of cardiovascular and peripheral combination devices, pain management and cellular and exosome therapies. 

Dr. Kayo has extensive experience in the management of complex global products. She has a demonstrated record of developing innovative solutions to challenging regulatory hurdles taking early development programs through market approval and commercialization in multiple jurisdictions across five continents. Margaret holds an MBA from the University of California-Irvine, where she focused on strategy, and B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Florida Materials Sciences & Engineering Department, with her dissertation research centered on drug delivery from and surface modification of implantable biomaterials.