Position Description / Responsibilities:
Dr. Scheideler is currently a Senior Scientific Officer at the National Institutes of Health working with translational research initiatives. He leads a NIH Roadmap Initiative that has created a broad portfolio of innovative technologies and projects for use by the Molecular Libraries consortium of high-throughput screening & chemistry centers (www.mli.nih.gov), and is also a member of that national networks NIH operations team. He also founded and now leads a set of trans-Institute Programs funding Medicinal Chemistry projects in the Neurosciences, which uniquely leverages chem-informatic outsourcing and collaborative networks. In addition, Dr. Scheideler’s work coordinating the Public-Private-Partnership effort of the Clinical-Translational Science Awards consortium (www.ctsa.org) led to the conception and implementation of a strategy to search intellectual property across member institutions. The web-based, open-access search tool CTSA-IP now enables rapid license and technology searching and bundling (www.ctsaip.org).
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency. NIH’s mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.
Location(s) / Subsidiaries:
Washington DC area
Products / Services:
World’s largest biomedical research funding agency