Author: Cari Pérez Vives, PhD, Medical Affairs, Alcon Management (Switzerland)

Cari Pérez Vives, Experienced researcher of the Ageye Marie Curie ITN, during the last two years has performed her project in Alcon laboratories belonging to the Medical Affairs team. Cari Perez has supported the team on Surgical and Vision Care projects including scientific input into manuscripts, research proposals, promotional material and presentations. She has been collaborating very closely to other departments, such as Marketing, Market Access and the Clinical team and has been involved in some new product launches.

After her Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Cari Perez has been hired by Alcon EMEA as Medical Affairs Cataract Advisor being a permanent member of the team. She will be on charge of providing scientific and medical expertise for the brand plan, reviewing and advising study protocols, coordinating and monitoring scientific and medical information quality, providing guidance and content for medical training on assigned products and projects, congresses preparation and competitive intelligence.

The Ageye project offered her the opportunity to discover the industry, increase her network, grow professionally in another field out of the purely research and finally she got a permanent position in Alcon, a multinational company, which is the leader in eye care.