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Scientific Review Branch

The Scientific Review Branch (SRB) is responsible for the initial peer review of research applications assigned to NIA and contract proposals. SRB reviews applications for Centers, program projects, scientific meetings, training, and career development.

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Ramesh VemuriRamesh Vemuri, Ph.D.
Chief

Birgit Neuhuber, Ph.D.
Deputy Chief

Basic and Translational Sciences Section

Bita Nakhai, Ph.D.
Chief

Clinical Sciences Section

Isis Mikhail, M.D., M.P.H, Dr.PH.
Chief

  • Joshua Park, Ph.D.
    Scientific Review Officer
    Biochemistry, Molecular & Cell Biology
  • Nijaguna Prasad, Ph.D.
    Scientific Review Officer
    Biochemistry
  • Rajasri Roy, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Scientific Review Officer
    Applied Psychology & Public Health/Health Policy

Social and Behavioral Sciences Section

Kimberly Firth, Ph.D.
Chief

  • Dario Dieguez, Ph.D.
    Scientific Review Officer
    Neurobiology & Neuropharmacology
  • Maurizio Grimaldi, M.D., Ph.D.
    Scientific Review Officer
    Neuropharmacology & Toxicology
  • Carmen Moten, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Scientific Review Officer
    Developmental Psychology, Health Behavior & Education

Office of Special Review, Information Resources and Policy

Birgit Neuhuber, Ph.D.
Chief

  • Reymundo Dominguez, Ph.D.
    Scientific Review Officer
    Neuroscience, Neuroendocrinology, & Cell Physiology

Extramural Support

Isla Norwood
Supervisory Program Analyst
Administrative Team Lead