Emma Ladd is a Policy Research Assistant at Duke-Margolis within the Biomedical Innovation team. She supports work related to the Drug Supply Chain Resilience and Advanced Manufacturing Consortium. Emma graduated in 2022 from the University of South Carolina, where earned a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and a Bachelor of Science in Economics before moving to Spain to teach English. During her undergraduate studies, she gained research experience with cardiac cell-therapies in a bioengineering lab and DNA replication and repair in a molecular biology lab. She looks forward to applying her interdisciplinary background in the health policy space.