Tammi Freehling | October 24, 2016
Newly inducted into the MEDI Hall of Fame this year, alumna Ann Weber ’82, graduatedsumma cum laude from Notre Dame with a B.S. in chemistry and earned a Ph.D. in synthetic organic chemistry from Harvard University.
She is currently Senior Vice President – Drug Discovery at Kallyope Inc., a New York City-based biotechnology company focused on harnessing the potential of the gut-brain axis. She retired in November 2015 from Merck & Co., where she was most recently vice president of lead optimization chemistry at Merck Research Laboratories (MRL).
In this role, she was responsible for the discovery of innovative therapeutic agents across disease areas. She began at MRL as a senior research chemist in 1987. She joins Professor Emeritus Marvin Miller on this year’s list of inductees.