Cameron Clemence

Director of Grants and Federal Affairs
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  (202) 296 – 2741

Cam Clemence provides strategic advice and technical support to McAllister & Quinn’s health systems, institutions of higher education, and advanced technology firms. Cam’s work assists researchers, research development support staff, research administrators, and research leadership to grow, develop, diversify and future-proof their research and development funding portfolios. Cam’s client-serving support includes, crafting and delivering strategic funding analyses, faculty development trainings, research concept coaching, federal marketing plans, organizational analyses, and project management assistance. As one of the founding members of McAllister & Quinn’s Research Universities Practice, Cam advises the Research Universities Practice team on new products and services; project implementation; and, change management.

Prior to joining McAllister & Quinn, Cam worked as a Senior Business Development Associate at OpenWater, Inc. At OpenWater, he led marketing campaigns and provided software consulting to media companies and trade associations. Cam also conducted biophysics research at Harvard University’s Berg Laboratory and neuroscience research at Newcastle University’s Institute of Neuroscience (IoN) in the United Kingdom. As a result, Cam is well versed in systems neuroscience, electrophysiology, immunohistochemistry, and gene editing.

Cam holds a B.A. in neurobiology and a minor in energy & environment from Harvard University.

Affiliations and Awards

  • Agency for Science, Technology and Research (2015)
    • Grant Award: Singapore International Pre-Graduate Award (SIPGA)
  • British Neuroscience Association: Festival of Neuroscience (2015)
    • Poster Presentation: “Acute exposure to NMDA receptor antibodies reduces gamma-frequency oscillation power in entorhinal cortex in vitro”
  • The Lancet Neurology Autoimmune Disorders Conference (2015)
    • Poster Presentation: “Acute exposure to NMDA receptor antibodies reduces gamma-frequency oscillation power in entorhinal cortex in vitro”
  • National Organization of Research Development Professionals Conference (2019)
    • Poster Presentation: “Benefits of Participation on Federal Advisory Committees: Building Your Institution’s Research Enterprise”
  • National Organization of Research Development Professionals Conference (2021)
    • Poster Presentation: “Funding Diversification: Research Development Best Practices”

Highlights

  • Senior Business Development Associate, OpenWater Inc.
  • Research Assistant, Harvard University’s Biological Laboratories
  • Research Intern, Newcastle University’s Institute of Neuroscience

Expertise

  • Research Development
  • Faculty Development and Training
  • Business Development
  • Policy and Legislative Analysis

Education

A.B., Harvard University