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Brandon Riley Profile

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Brandon Riley joined the Office of Strategic Coordination (OSC)-Division of Other Transactions Management (DOTM) as an Other Transactions Agreements Specialist in July 2023. Prior to joining OSC, Mr. Riley held a grants management positions at USDA-ARS. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in mass communications from Newberry College in South Carolina and his master’s degree in project management from University of Maryland University College.

Why It's Time to Take Electrified Medicine Seriously

When the disease plaguing her digestive system was at its worst, Kelly Owens once had to rush to the bathroom 17 separate times in the course of a few hours. By the time she was 25, her crippling case of Crohn’s disease had given her arthritis from her ankles all the way up to her jaw and fingertips. The dozens of drugs she took helped a bit, but the brutal side effects included nausea, fatigue and weight gain.

Rebecca Black, Ph.D. profile

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Dr. Rebecca Black joined the Office of Strategic Coordination as a Health Science Policy Analyst in October 2022. She received her B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Johns Hopkins University in 2017 and her Ph.D. in Biological Engineering from MIT in 2022, where she used bioinformatics analyses to study corticosteroid effects on post-traumatic osteoarthritis in human ex vivo models of early disease progression and to identify potential disease biomarkers.

Tony Casco profile

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Tony Casco joined OSC in January 2015 as a program analyst contractor, assisting with the management and implementation of Common Fund programs. Mr. Casco has served NIH in a variety of capacities since he first joined the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) as an intern in 2004. After completing his bachelor's degree in economics from Boston College in 2008, Mr. Casco returned to NINDS to serve under the assistant director for science administration. During that time, he helped run the NINDS Summer Internship Program and earned his Certificate of Accounting.

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