Michael has over twenty years of experience in nonhuman primate translational model development. Michael has approached drug development within academic, pharmaceutical industry and contract research environments and brings this breadth of experience to each Virscio study.  Michael received his PhD in Pharmacology and Physiology from the University of Chicago and completed post-doctoral positions at the Scripps Research Institute and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine where he was subsequently an Assistant Professor.  Michael transitioned to leadership roles as Principal Scientist in discovery programs at Bristol Myers Squibb Neuroscience and Genetically Defined Disease departments prior to joining the Virscio team.