Freedom, Responsibility and Law Program
project is staffed by Mark S. Frankel,
Project Director; Deborah Runkle, Project
Appointed Scientific Experts
New York Avenue, NW
Appointed Scientific Experts was orignially funded by the Leland Fikes Foundation
and the Open Society Institute.
Katherine Bick, Ph.D.
Recruitment and Screening Panel
|Katherine Bick is the former Deputy Director, Extramural
Research, National Institutes of Health (1987-90). She has a doctorate
from Brown University in biology, with a research focus on Alzheimer's
disease, senile dementia and related degenerative disorders of the
nervous system, and demylinating disorders. She was Deputy Director
of the Neurological Disease Program, NINDS, 1976-81; has been an assistant
professor of Biology at both California State University, Northridge,
1961-66 and Georgetown University, 1970-76.
She has chaired the World Federation Neurological Research Group
on Dementia, 1986-93, and is currently a consultant to the Charles
A. Dana Foundation.