Valarie Truax, Ph.D., M.B.A
Valarie Truax, Ph.D., M.B.A. is a Business Development Associate at OCR.
Prior to joining OCR, Valarie worked on a Joint Research Collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb for the design on novel CXCR4 antagonists as a post-doctoral fellow. As a PhD student at Emory University under the direction of Professor Dennis Liotta, Valarie was involved in the synthesis and biological evaluation of CXCR4 antagonists for HIV and cancer.
She holds at M.S. from Georgetown University in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, a Ph.D. from Emory University in Chemistry, and a M.B.A. from Emory University with a concentration in finance.