Sohini Chowdhury

Deputy CEO and Head of Research, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

Sohini joined The Michael J. Fox Foundation in 2005. As Deputy CEO, Head of Research, Sohini oversees the Research Programs, Research Cohorts, Research Partnerships and Policy teams, and works closely with the Foundation's executive leadership and Board of Directors in building the organization’s capacity as an unprecedented stakeholder in drug development — a nimble, resourceful, patient-focused problem-solver whose efforts are demonstrably accelerating progress toward treatment breakthroughs and a cure. Sohini was elevated to Deputy CEO in 2017 and expanded her responsibilities as Head of Research, steering the Foundation’s grant funding and research programs in 2021.