Michelle Rivera, PhD

Analyst

Dr. Rivera completed her PhD research at Columbia University Medical Center in Pathobiology and Molecular Medicine. Her work at the Center for Motor Neuron Biology and Disease focused on drug development for the neuromuscular pediatric disorder, Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA).

Prior to Columbia, Dr. Rivera was a research associate at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, where she specialized in molecular research of pre-mRNA splicing mechanisms. She also earned an MBA in Finance and a Master of Science in Biophysics from the University of Barcelona.