- Division of Neuroscience, Development and Aging – DNDA
- Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Neuroscience – MDCN
- Study Section:
- Drug Discovery for the Nervous System – DDNS
Dr. Mary Custer received her Ph.D. in analytical chemistry. She then worked at George Washington University on a clinical research project on the effects of dietary cholesterol. She later worked as a consumer safety officer for food additives and allergens at the Food and Drug Administration. She also worked for the Commission on Rare Diseases, an advisory body to the Assistant Secretary for Health on how to address the 7000 different rare diseases that affect an estimated 30 million Americans. After leaving the Commission, she worked as a scientific review officer for the National Institute on Drug Abuse, before joining CSR.