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Neta Zach

Neta Zach, PhD is a Director, Neuroscience Partnerships at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, based in Cambridge, MA.

Before joining Takeda, Neta was Director and Head of the Academic Affairs and Networks group at Teva Pharmaceutical where she managed academic collaborations and external funding for all CNS discovery and early stage pipeline projects, focusing on neurodegenerative disease and neuropsychiatry. She was also Chief Scientific Officer of ALS non-profit Prize4Life and managed programs on ALS drug discovery as well as biological and digital biomarkers. Before joining Prize4Life, she was a faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania in the biology of behavior program.

Neta completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Rockefeller University under a Fulbright Scholarship. She earned her PhD from Hebrew University in computational neuroscience and holds an MPA from the University of Pennsylvania.