Wendy Cousin

Director of Translational Science and Clinical Development at Spring Science

Wendy Cousin has a long and varied career in the field of science. Wendy began their career in 2001 as a Masters student and PhD student at CNRS. In 2007, they worked as a Research Engineer at L'Oréal, studying the effects of UV exposure on adipocytes and keratinocytes. From 2008 to 2015, they worked at the University of California, Berkeley as a Senior Scientist in the QB3/BioE department. During this time, they worked on stem cells, aging, and regenerative medicine, and discovered a new potential drug to treat sarcopenia. In 2015, they moved to Turing Pharmaceuticals AG as a Product Team Leader. Finally, in 2017, they joined Spring Discovery as Director of Translational Science and Clinical Development, and Lead Scientist.

Wendy Cousin obtained their Masters in Life Sciences from the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis in France from 2000 to 2002, with a focus on Cellular Biology, Biochemistry and Physiology. Wendy then continued their studies at the same university from 2002 to 2006, where they earned their PhD in Life Sciences, focusing on Molecular and Cellular Aspects of Biology.


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  • Director of Translational Science and Clinical Development

    January, 2022 - present

  • Lead Scientist

    December, 2017

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