Kerstin Leuther, PHD

Assistant Professor


Clinical Research

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Kerstin K. (Kiki) Leuther, PhD is a 1988 graduate of the University of Jamestown. Dr. Leuther received her PhD in genetics and development from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Her postdoctoral work at Stanford University focused on studying the biochemistry and structures of eukaryotic transcription complexes.
Dr. Leuther has broad scientific expertise and a strong background in strategic and operational leadership, with a focus on clinical research, R&D operations, investigational drug and medical device development, project and alliance management, and business development.
As a PhD scientist with over 20 years of experience designing, developing, and executing quantitative and qualitative clinical research, her mission is to enable clinical research that advances compassionate, innovative care, and to help develop clinical research leaders who are engaged and inspired to advance healthcare through evidence-based practices.