Reut Shema, PhD

Managing Director

Reut Shema, PhD
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Reut Shema, PhD

Managing Director

Reut is a Managing Director at aMoon. As part of the investment team, she uses her extensive scientific background and network to generate new investments and support our portfolio companies. It energizes her to help translate cutting edge science into something that can help patients, while working towards bringing these innovations to market.

Previously Reut was a Principal at aMoon, and prior to that she was a VP Business Development and scientific advisor at greenfield partners, a TPG growth investment platform. She also served as an advisor to several prominent international investors and co-founded a company in the healthcare field.
Reut has over 10 years of experience in cutting edge research and has won numerous grants and awards for her work. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, where she led a project team to develop a novel platform for evaluating therapeutics for psychiatric diseases. Her study of ageing and neurodegenerative disease has led to the development of a novel in vivo screening method and was published in the high impact journal PNAS.

Reut completed her PhD in Weizmann Institute of Science, where she studied long term memory maintenance in the brain. Her work has contributed greatly to the field and is summarized in three papers, including two in the prestigious journal Science. She holds a B.Sc. in Biology and psychology (Magna Cum Laude) from Tel-Aviv University.

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