Orion Keifer is a neuroscientist with neurosurgical training and hands-on expertise in small and large animal models, focused small molecule, and cell and gene therapies for neurological diseases. Before joining CODA, he worked as a consultant translational scientist and surgeon for Above and Beyond focusing on precision medicine for neurodegenerative disorders. Orion earned an M.D. and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Emory University, and a M.S. in brain and cognitive neurosciences and B.S. degrees in biomedical engineering, applied psychology and applied biology with Highest Honors from Georgia Tech. He completed his post-doctoral training in the Department of Neurosurgery at Emory University.