Shervin brings over fifteen years of experience in nonhuman primate research to his responsibilities coordinating translational test system advancement and application. Shervin’s interests and experience span CNS, metabolic, cardiovascular and ophthalmic disease modeling and pharmacokinetic and safety assessments. He earned his BS in Biology at the Southern Connecticut State University and his PhD in Neuroscience at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine where his work focused on evaluating learning and memory mechanisms involved in addiction. As Director of Translation at Virscio, Shervin conducts and oversees studies related to the development, refinement and validation of translational models and their characterization.