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Rebecca Farkas, Ph.D.


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Program Director 

NIH/NINDS
Neuroscience Center, Room 2109
6001 Executive Blvd MSC Bethesda, MD 20892

rf169p@nih.gov
Specialties: medicinal chemistry, public-private collaborative models, translational research training, science policy

Dr. Rebecca Farkas is a Program Director in the Office of Translational Research. Dr. Farkas oversees the NIH Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network, a "virtual pharma" that provides access to medicinal chemistry, ADMET, formulations development, and phase I trial resources and consultants for drug discovery and development activities. She also provides leadership on translational research training initiatives and efforts to advance translational projects toward commercialization. Dr. Farkas received her Ph.D. in Developmental Biology at Stanford University School of Medicine and her B.A. in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University. She served as a science policy analyst in the NINDS Office of Science Policy and Planning for seven years before joining OTR.


Last Modified April 10, 2014