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Meriel Owen

Director, Search and Evaluation, Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation

Meriel Owen is a PhD trained neuroscientist with over 15 years of experience in clinical research, impact investing, biotech entrepreneurship, drug development, and alliance management. She currently serves as Director of Search and Evaluation at the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation where she evaluates and leads investments into promising new drugs and diagnostics for dementia.

Meriel is passionate about STEM education and sharing the wonder of science. While living in Chicago, she volunteered with Chicago Lights where she mentored young students, and led the Northwestern University Brain Awareness Organization where she generated and presented interactive sessions on brain science. She lives in Menlo Park with her husband and her 3-year-old son. They love visiting CuriOdyssey (especially Gunner!) and hiking around the Bay Area.

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