Saroj Regmi, PhD, Program Officer, Office of Strategic Extramural Programs, National Institute on Aging
Saroj Regmi, Ph.D., is a Program Officer for the NIA Office of Strategic Extramural Programs. In his current role, he provides guidance, administers funding, as well as offers networking assistance for small businesses to accelerate Alzheimer’s and aging research. He also provides guidance for early-career scientists interested in the K22 Career Transition Award program.
Since joining NIA in 2020, Saroj has played a key role in planning and implementation of several NIA efforts, such as investor-focused initiatives, entrepreneurship-focused programs, and the Business Plan Assessment pilot, among others. He plays an active role in several programs, including technical and business assistance and entrepreneurial training. Saroj represents NIA on the NIH-wide Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hubs (REACH) program, I-Corps at NIH program, and Concept to Clinic: Commercializing Innovation (C3i) program.
Prior to joining NIA, Saroj conducted postdoctoral work at NIH using CRISPR/Cas9-based approaches to study cellular processes. He received his Ph.D. in molecular and cellular biology with a focus on aging from Dartmouth Medical School.