Jiah Pearson-Leary, PhD


Before joining inThought, Dr. Pearson-Leary worked at Fishawack Health. As an agency-based medical writer, he served as a scientific expert across therapeutic areas, covered conferences, and developed clinical publications and medical affairs materials.

Dr. Pearson-Leary completed his postdoctoral training at the Children‘s Hospital of Philadelphia. His research on the microbiota-gut-brain axis and immune system identified new therapeutic targets for depression and other psychiatric disorders. He also held a visiting faculty position at Bryn Mawr College teaching neuroscience. Dr. Pearson-Leary earned his PhD from the University at Albany. His dissertation research examined the impact of diabetes on Alzheimer’s disease.