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Dr. Zane Martin
Title: Program Director
Office(s): Division of Neuroscience (DN)
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Dr. Martin is Program Director for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Translational Research at the National Institute on Aging (NIA). Prior to that, she was an AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow at NIA.

Dr. Martin has a Ph.D. in Neuroscience and M.S. in Pharmacology from the University of Texas Medical Branch. She received postdoctoral training in the Department of Neurochemistry at the New York State Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities. Her research career has primarily been focused on drug discovery strategies to combat Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and  AD-related dementias (ADRD). 

Research Interests/Portfolio

  • Alzheimer’s Disease Translational Research Small Business SBIR/STTR Program: Advances research on AD and ADRD (R41/R42 and R43/R44)