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Elena Ma, Ph.D.

Associate Director

Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry, The University of Utah
B.S. in Pharmaceutical Science, Tianjin University

Elena's dissertation research is focused on the rational design of chemical probes for protein tyrosine phosphatases that are disease relevant. Elena has always been passionate in the translation of innovative pharmaceutical research into therapeutic products.

Prior to joining Viva, she has 2 years healthcare investment experience as a student associate at Sorenson Impact Center. In her spare time, Elena likes snowboarding and traveling.