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Our Staff

Our staff collaborate, innovate and speed research through a range of activities.

About Our Staff

Learn more about our staff and their work in support of the center’s mission.

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Yong-Mo Ahn
Yong-Mo Ahn, Ph.D.

Research Scientist (Biology)

Division of Preclinical Innovation

Early Translation Branch

Mahesh Aitha, Ph.D.
Mahesh Aitha, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Division of Preclinical Innovation

Sabine C. Alexander
Sabine C. Alexander

Staff Assistant

Office of the Director

MarySheyla K. Alvarez
MarySheyla K. Alvarez

Administrative Support Specialist (Contractor)

Office of Administrative Management

Information Technology Resources Branch

Mayra Alvarez-Lopez
Mayra A. Alvarez Lopez, M.S.

Program Analyst

Office of Strategic Alliances

Dammika Nandanie Amugoda, M.S.
Dammika Nandanie Amugoda, M.S.

Curator/Research Scientist

Division of Preclinical Innovation

Informatics Core

Photo of Guadalupe (Lupe) V. Aquino
Guadalupe (Lupe) V. Aquino

Clinical Trials Specialist

Division of Clinical Innovation

Clinical Affairs Branch

Audie Atienza
Audie A. Atienza, Ph.D.

Program Officer

Division of Clinical Innovation

Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program Branch

Laura L. Bailey Joell
Laura L. Bailey Joell

Program Support Specialist (Contractor)

Office of Strategic Alliances

Heather L. Baker
Heather L. Baker

Lead Health Science Policy Analyst

Division of Clinical Innovation

Office of Program Evaluation, Analysis and Reporting

Rhishikesh R. Bargaje
Rhishikesh R. Bargaje, Ph.D.

Scientist, Stem Cell Translation Laboratory (Contractor)

Division of Preclinical Innovation

 Tyler F. Beck
Tyler F. Beck, Ph.D.

Program Director

Office of Drug Development Partnership Programs

Photo of Jennifer M. Beierlein
Jennifer M. Beierlein, Ph.D.

Health Science Policy Analyst

Office of Policy, Communications and Education

Policy Branch

Djawed Bennouna
Djawed Bennouna, Pharm.D., M.Sc., Ph.D.

Research Scientist (Metabolomics)

Division of Preclinical Innovation

Informatics Core