Ronn Leon, Ph.D.

Agreements Officer

Ronn Leon, Agreements Officer

Ronn is an Agreements Officer at OHSU Technology Transfer, managing industry-sponsored research, research collaboration, material transfer and confidentiality agreements for OHSU. 

Ronn received his Ph.D. in Genetics, Biophysics and Molecular Biology from the University of Colorado where he studied mechanisms of DNA replication in S. cerevisiae and M. thermoautotrophicum. He started working at OHSU in 2009 as a postdoc in the Department of Hematologic Malignancies studying functional interactions between endothelial cells and hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells in restoring hematopoietic function after radiation injury.  In 2014 he began working as a Senior Research Associate in the department of Cell, Developmental and Cancer Biology studying roles of metastasis and tumor progression in breast cancer.

In his spare time, Ronn enjoys watching movies, fishing, camping, and spending time with his dogs in the beautiful Oregon outdoors.