Marie Casey, PhD


Marie joined HealthQuest as an Associate in 2015. She currently serves as a board observer of HealthQuest portfolio companies Alcresta and BioTheranostics.

Prior to joining HealthQuest, Marie worked in sell-side Equity Research at JMP Securities in San Francisco and Goldman Sachs in New York. Her coverages included Molecular Diagnostics, Life Sciences Tools and Medical Devices companies. She was responsible for performing and communicating value-added proprietary research, including valuation and market analysis on the industry's core growth drivers.

Marie also has prior consulting experience with Accenture's Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical R&D practice, where she focused on a range of strategic initiatives including clinical development and IT implementation.

Marie obtained her PhD in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and her B.S. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, where she graduated Tau Beta Pi. While at Penn, Marie’s dissertation demonstrated for the first time that synthetic DNA can direct the self-assembly of nanoparticles into novel crystalline structures.  Her thesis was published in several leading journals, including Nature and the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences. Marie is fluent in French and enjoys scuba diving, as well as traveling.  She resides in Silicon Valley with her husband and two sons.