Nina F. Schor, M.D., Ph.D.

Acting Deputy Director for Intramural Research

Nina F. Schor, M.D., Ph.D. is Acting NIH Deputy Director for Intramural Research. Before coming to NIH, Dr. Schor spent 20 years on the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh, ultimately becoming the Carol Ann Craumer Professor of Pediatric Research, Chief of the Division of Child Neurology in the Department of Pediatrics, and Associate Dean for Medical Student Research at the medical school. In 2006, Dr. Schor became the William H. Eilinger Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, and Pediatrician-in-Chief of the Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester, posts she held until January 2018, when she became Deputy Director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). For 27 years in academia, her research on neural crest development and neoplasia was continuously funded by NIH. At NINDS, she led the Division of Intramural Research and the Ultra-Rare GENe-targeted Therapies (URGenT) Network and strategic planning and career development programs. Dr. Schor also continues to serve as a Neurology Director for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

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