Melissa Huang is a researcher with 5+ years of experience in academia and research medical centers. She holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the City University of New York and is currently a PhD candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center in the Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience program. As BSF’s Clinical Research Coordinator, her work will focus on research efforts that involve Barth syndrome affected individuals and families.
Prior to joining BSF, Melissa served as a research project manager for longitudinal research studies that focused on child development and health at CUNY Brooklyn College and CUNY Queens College. Her passion for child health and improving the lives of people through science inspired her to pursue a career in clinical research and contribute to BSF’s mission.
When she’s not working on research, Melissa likes spending time with her dogs, documenting food adventures, baking, and visiting family back in Honolulu, Hawai’i.