Council Roster

Chairperson
Christopher P. Austin, M.D.
Director
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Executive Secretary
Anna L. Ramsey-Ewing, Ph.D.
Director
Office of Grants Management and Scientific Review
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Council Members*

(Terms end 10/31 of designated year, unless otherwise noted.)       

Ronald J. Bartek, M.A. (2020)
Co-Founder and Founding President
Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance
Arlington, Virginia

Theodore R. Holman, Ph.D. (2022)
Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California

Andrew W. Lo, Ph.D. (2022)
Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Brad Margus, M.B.A. (2020)
Chief Executive Officer
Cerevance, Inc.
Boston, Massachusetts

Gilbert “Lynn” Marks, M.D. (2020)
Senior Advisor
Tunnell Government Services
Cape May, New Jersey

 

Ex Officio Members

Department of Health and Human Services
Alex M. Azar II, J.D.
Secretary
Washington, D.C.

National Institutes of Health
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director
Bethesda, Maryland

Department of Defense
James B. Petro, Ph.D., M.S.S.I.
Human Systems Directorate
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering
Alexandria, Virginia

Department of Veterans Affairs
Rachel Ramoni, D.M.D., Sc.D.
Chief Research and Development Officer
Office of Research and Development
Washington, D.C.

 

Members of the NCATS Advisory Council also serve on the Cures Acceleration Network Review Board.