Musculoskeletal Clinical Regulatory Advisers, LLC (MCRA) is the leading U.S. Regulatory Advisor for the Medical Device and Biologics industries. MCRA is an industry-specialized, multi-service business that assists clients in the entire technology life cycle, from research and development, through commercialization. They provide services to a wide range of organizations in the healthcare industry creating value and mitigating risk to assist clients in achieving their product development and commercialization goals. MCRA has more than 150 years of combined expertise in clinical research, clinical reimbursement, regulatory, and compliance expansive experience. In addition, MCRA has vast experience with international regulatory bodies to help clients achieve long-term business objectives in global markets.


  • Founded in 2004
  • Headquartered in Washington, DC
  • Leading Advisory Firm and Clinical Research Organization (CRO) to the neuro-musculoskeletal and orthopedic industry.
  • Headed by David Lown,
    President, with 18 years of experience in executive leadership and private equity development.