Cynthia Barber, Ph.D., is a renowned researcher in biochemistry and pharmacology. She is currently Senior Director of Innovation for Perrigo LLC. Dr. Barber has published extensively in the areas of biochemistry and molecular genetics and nutrition. She received her undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech, and her Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics from University of Virginia.
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