Ph.D, Liaison to SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University - University Hospital of Brooklyn
Eva Cramer, Ph.D., is a Distinguished Service Professor of Cell Biology, Vice President for Biotechnology and Scientific Affairs at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, and President of the Downstate Biotechnology Incubator and BioBAT at the Brooklyn Army Terminal. She received her Ph.D. from Jefferson Medical School and completed her postdoctoral training at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University. Dr. Cramer has published numerous research articles and book chapters in the area of inflammation, was awarded a patent, and received grants from Federal and private agencies. For her role in teaching and curriculum reform she has received a number of teaching awards.
Dr. Cramer has spearheaded efforts to establish the biotechnology industry in Brooklyn. She has raised over $90 million from City, State, and Federal governments to build the Downstate Biotechnology Incubator and to develop BioBAT at the Brooklyn Army Terminal for biotechnology expansion and manufacturing. In recognition of her work, she received the Leadership in Urban Health Award from the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health, the Partners in Leadership Award from the Research Foundation of the State University of New York, and the Chancellor’s Award from the State University of New York. In addition, she has been designated a Distinguished Service Professor, one of the University’s highest honors.