Moriah Jacobson, PhD
FIELD APPLICATION SCIENTIST, TACONIC BIOSCIENCES
Rensselaer, New York, United States
Moriah Jacobson is a Scientist with Taconic Biosciences. She has deep expertise in the development, execution, and review of translational rodent studies. She obtained her Ph.D. in Integrative Neuroscience from Stony Brook University, where she discovered novel biomarkers for several models of chronic stress and chemotherapy-induced cognitive impairment and peripheral neuropathy. She then completed her postdoctoral research at Uniformed Services University where she studied novel rapid acting antidepressant drugs targeting kappa opioid receptors, including ketamine. Moriah’s areas of expertise include preclinical drug development, humanized mouse models, behavioral pharmacology, and stress neurobiology.