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Timothy Rooney, MD, PhD

Specialty in Neurology

Dr. Rooney is a Physician Scientist with deep interest and knowledge of axon degeneration, rare diseases, and neurodegeneration. Experienced in developing in vivo and in vitro assays to rigorously assess disease biomarkers and therapeutics. Successfully leads and works within crossfunctional teams to perform collaborative studies supporting research, development, and clinical testing efforts. Clinical experience working with patients and families, especially in Neurology. Excellent communicator with an enthusiasm for mentoring.

Practice names

2018-Present - Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Brigham and Women's Hospital

2004-2006 - Analyst, Genzyme

2002-2003 - Research Assistant, Harvard Medical School

Education and training

1998-2002 - BS (Biology), Villanova University

2006-2018 - Md/PhD (Neurobiology and Neurodegeneration), University of Massachusetts Medical School