“The aging global population and a wide variety of unmet medical needs present numerous opportunities for the introduction of innovative new products to the medical device market. The successful commercialization of a medical device requires strategic applications of scientific, business and marketing, and regulatory expertise.”

Erica Kramer, Ph.D.

Dr. Erica Kramer works primarily with the Medical Device team at Nerac conducting research of clinical literature, preparing clinical literature evaluations, and conducting focused research to address clients’ questions relating to the medical device industry.

Erica holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Materials Science & Engineering from the University of Connecticut. During her graduate studies, Erica performed research on synthesis, processing, and characterization of ceramic nano- and micro-powders with magnetic properties for biomedical applications. She also conducted research on polymer/ceramic composites and ceramic coatings for orthopedic applications. Following the completion of her graduate studies, Erica joined the team of an early-stage medical device startup company focused on the development of biomaterials for bone and cartilage repair and regeneration.

At Nerac, Erica works with medical device clients to conduct research of the clinical literature, prepare Clinical Evaluation Reports, and conduct focused research to address clients’ critical questions relating to the medical device industry across many device and therapeutic areas.

Primary Disciplines

  • Biomaterials

  • Tissue Engineering

  • Materials Characterization

  • Labratory Research Techniques

  • Ceramic Materials


  • Medical Devices


  • Ph.D., Materials Science & Engineering, University of Connecticut

  • B.S., Biomedical Engineering, University of Connecticut

Professional Memberships

  • Society for Biomaterials

  • Materials Research Society

  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society

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