Sharon Collins Presnell
Areas of Expertise:
- Mammalian cell biology
- Primary cell isolation, culture, and characterization strategies
- Getting started in the start-up environment
- R&D lab design & organizational structures that work
- Strategic design of cell-based programs, in vitro & in vivo
- Operationalizing biological processes
Sharon Collins Presnell founded CYTOStrategy consulting firm in 2018, and has over 30 years of experience in the isolation, characterization, and use of primary human cells from a wide variety of tissues, including liver, prostate, pancreas, bladder, intestine, kidney, skin, muscle, and vascular system. Her experience spans the academic, start-up, and Fortune 500 environments and includes the successful development of both technical and commercial strategies related to cell-based products.
She is an active board member of the North Carolina State University College of Life Sciences and serves on the Coulter Foundation Translational Research Partnership Board at the University of Virginia. She has served continuously as a scientific, technical, and translational reviewer for the NIH for over 20 years. Sharon’s specialty and passion is developing strategies for the successful development of nascent technologies, including considerations of science, organizational structure, and economic factors.
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A full CV of Dr. Presnell and participating project consultants and contractors will be available to clients in advance of project initiation.