Olga Flamini serves as the Medical Director at Myrtelle where she supports communications and operations with clinical sites and regulatory agencies and oversees electronic data capture and clinical databases. Olga brings more than 9 years of experience in medicine and neuroscience research. Prior to joining Myrtelle in 2021, Olga was the project manager for IND submission for a gene therapy treatment for Canavan Disease and obtained her PhD in Neuroscience from Rowan University (2021), where she focused on the effects of stress on norepinephrine functioning in the central nervous system, earned the award for Outstanding Academic Achievements in Doctoral Research, and authored five first author publications. In 2018, Olga proudly received the Trainee Professional Development Award from Society of Neuroscience.
Before moving to the United States to earn her PhD, Olga practiced medicine Ophthalmology 2012 to 2016 and specialized in retinal laser surgery. She was named the Best Young Basic Science Ophthalmological Researcher in Russia in 2013 and earned her medical degree from the Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry in 2012.
Improving patient care and bringing patients new treatments is what led Olga to this field of work is improving patient care. Through her combined medical and scientific expertise, she hopes to improve the quality of patient lives.
When not at work you can usually find Olga on a dance floor enjoying her passion for Latin-American dances, at a table playing chess, in the water scuba-diving or at her piano learning how to play.