Amanda Weyerbacher, PhD

Senior Principal

Prior to joining inThought, Dr. Weyerbacher was a scientific consultant to biotechnology companies, providing scientific and regulatory analysis of compounds and distinct therapeutic combinations. She has previously worked as a Senior Scientist at L’Oreal Research and Development. In this role, she managed the clinical testing program of multiple consumer products and supported cross-functional teams with scientific leadership and expertise to facilitate blockbuster product launches.

Dr. Weyerbacher graduated from Skidmore College with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology-Chemistry before receiving a PhD in Pharmacology from Weill Cornell Medical College. Her dissertation research focused on the identification of critical pain signaling proteins, cytokines and immune/central nervous system interactions as relevant pharmacological targets for clinical pain control. In between college and graduate school, Dr. Weyerbacher was a Clinical Research Study Assistant at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. In this role, she managed an active clinical trial program, defining and monitoring project scope, timelines and deliverables from project initiation to close-out. She has presented her research in pharmacology, neuroscience and oncology at several scientific conferences. Dr. Weyerbacher is the immediate past President and active member of the MetroNY Chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS).