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.
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