Margalit joined OUP in 2019 and focuses on investments in therapeutics, diagnostics, and medical devices. Prior to joining OUP, Margalit was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania where she studied therapeutics and prognostic biomarkers for traumatic brain injury. Her entrepreneurial experience spans her scientific career, from the small business she owned and operated during graduate school to the life science accelerator she participated in during her postdoc. She has provided market strategy and business development support for life science biotech and start-ups.
Margalit earned her Ph.D. in Neurobiology from SUNY Downstate Medical Center and holds a B.S. in Psychology from the Macaulay Honors College at Brooklyn College.