Executive Advisory Council Member
Year Started at JMU: 2020

Specialties & Experience

Dr. Farrell is a research scientist pursuing small and large molecule drug discovery with experience in multiple therapeutic areas including hematology, metabolic diseases, stroke, tissue fibrosis and immunology. He has worked to bridge the gap between laboratory bench and clinical science as an integral member of compound development teams, and through the development of Bio Banks in collaboration with clinical scientists. Additionally, he has experience with internal and external work groups including academic, contract research organizations, and biotechnology companies. 

  • PhD in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 1990, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
  • BS in Biology, 1982, James Madison University
Current & Former Affiliations
  • Carilion Clinic
    • Senior Director, 2016-Present
  • Jefferson College of Health Sciences
    • Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences, 2013-2016
  • Janssen, Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson
    • Scientific Director, 2012-2013
  • Centocor
    • Research Fellow, 2004-2012

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