Dr. Abner joined Arkana Laboratories in 2016. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from the University of Arkansas and his Ph.D. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology from the College of Medicine at the University of Florida. Dr. Abner performed his post-doctoral research training at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee investigating the disease-causing mechanisms of brain tumor formation in children.
For the past 8 years, Dr. Abner has been extensively involved in performing, conducting, and managing over 100 clinical trials from pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Dr. Abner currently serves as Arkana’s Contract Research Manager for clinical trials and contract research.