Jane Amara, Ph.D.
Director, Technology & Innovation Development Office (Interim)
Jane joined the Technology & Innovation Development Office at Boston Children's in October of 2012. Prior to joining TIDO, Jane worked in venture capital, overseeing investments into university spin-out companies in the UK. Before that, she worked in biotech business development, including five years identifying, evaluating, and executing transactions at Biogen Idec. Her industry experience also includes research and project management responsibilities at start-up and established companies, including Genzyme and ARIAD Pharmaceuticals.
Jane earned a B.A. in Biology from the University of California, San Diego, and a Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Yale University. She was a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Harvey F. Lodish at the Whitehead Institute.