Martian Healthcare for Earth
As director for the Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH), Dorit Donoviel, Ph.D., leads a $0.25B NASA-funded innovation research and development program that finds, funds and facilitates disruptive human health and performance solutions for astronauts traveling in deep space. Dr. Donoviel is Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology and the Center for Space Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). Before joining BCM, she led metabolism drug discovery programs at Lexicon Pharmaceuticals. She is passionate about science and education for all ages.