Melissa Moore, PhD
Chief Technology Officer

As SOFIE’s Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Moore is responsible for leading the operations of a Contract Manufacturing Organization, Clinical Development Team, and Quality Assurance / Regulatory Affairs / Radiation Compliance / Environmental Health and Safety Division. She has served as principal investigator on NIMH, NCI, and DOE small business grants, and is experienced in managing the life cycle of product development, from early ideas through commercialization. She has previously sat on grant review committees for the NIH, held an Assistant Researcher position at UCLA, and served as Chair of the Women in Molecular Imaging Network special interest group for the World Molecular Imaging Society. Before pursuing her doctorate in Molecular and Medical Pharmacology at UCLA, Dr. Moore received a BSc from UC Berkeley and worked for biotech start-up Egea Biosciences, Inc. (now a division of Centocor/Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals).