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Terry Jo V. Bichell Ph.D.

Position: Council Member

Dr. Terry Jo V. Bichell has a Ph.D. in Neuroscience. She is the founder and director of COMBINEDBrain, which is devoted to speeding the path to clinical treatments for people with severe rare genetic non-verbal neurodevelopmental disorders. While working as a documentary filmmaker, Dr. Bichell’s youngest child, Lou, was diagnosed with Angelman syndrome. She quickly switched focus to help move bench science into the first clinical trials for Angelman syndrome. Dr. Bichell is a highly-published, experienced researcher with a history of working in neuroscience and women’s health.