Magdalene Moran, PhD
Prior to joining Rheostat, Dr. Moran was the Senior Vice President of biology at Hydra Biosciences, where she was part of the scientific team for over 15 years. She led discovery and early development projects in pain, pulmonary, CNS and renal diseases, resulting in 6 development candidates in the last 6 years. In addition, Dr. Moran was the scientific representative for business development activities for the past 10 years. She coordinated both the scientific advisory and medical advisory boards. Before Hydra, Magdalene received her PhD in Neuroscience from Harvard University, working in the laboratory of Dr. David Clapham, where she studied the basal transcription machinery and cloned several novel ion channels. Her undergraduate degree is from Williams College with a major in biology and a concentration in neuroscience.