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Kate Fehlhaber
Specialist 1, Medical Affairs, Johnson & Johnson Vision

Kate Fehlhaber is the editor in chief of Knowing Neurons and a PhD candidate in neuroscience at the University of California, Los Angeles. She lives in Los Angeles.

Written by Kate Fehlhaber