Stephen Finley

Senior Advisor

Stephen L. Finley joined OTT in 1995. During his tenure he has served as a Branch Chief of the Intramural TT Portfolio Management Branch and as a Technology Licensing Specialist, the lead for a centralized invention evaluation team, and as the Executive Secretary to the NIH CRADA Subcommittee. His NIH career began in November 1983 as a biochemist at the National Center for Research Resources’ (NCRR) Veterinary Resource Program’s Genetic Monitoring Unit. In 1992 he moved to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) as a Program Analyst specializing in technology transfer and negotiating CRADAs, MTAs and administering the NINDS patent portfolio. He has a B.S. in chemistry from Marshall University and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the American University. He is also a registered Patent Agent.