Executive Editor and Editor-in-Chief
Nikla comes from a ten-year tenure as Editor-in-Chief at Cell Metabolism, where she diversified and expanded the scope of the journal to include clinical and translational work. Prior to joining Cell Press, Nikla received her PhD in biochemistry and molecular medicine from the University of Oxford. She then did her postdoctoral research at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine in Oxford and Boston Children’s Hospital | Harvard Medical School focusing on the molecular determinants of blood stem and progenitor cells in the mouse. Besides her passion for rigorous and impactful clinical and translational research, Nikla’s vision for Med is to bring together research scientists across the translational spectrum, including biotech, pharma, regulatory, and policy experts. Her goal is to champion new ideas and strategies that will ethically and sustainably accelerate closing the bench-to-bedside gap and improve lives.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
8:30 AM – 9:55 AM CT