Deanna currently works at Dolby Family Ventures as an Associate where she is responsible for diligence efforts and portfolio management across the life sciences sector with a focus on neuroscience. Dolby Family Ventures invests in accelerating the path to a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. The portfolio includes novel disease-modifying therapeutics, diagnostics, and technologies that facilitate better science in clinical trials and basic research.
Prior to joining the Dolby Family Ventures team, Deanna worked at both a biotech hedge fund and a life sciences consulting firm where she conducted scientific, clinical, and commercial diligence around novel therapeutics. Before that, she served as a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University where she studied molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration. Deanna received her PhD from Rockefeller University and her BS in Biochemistry and BA in Asian Studies from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.