Evgenia Alpert, MD, PhD: Head of Research. Joined Quiet from Quark Pharmaceuticals where she held the position of Project Director and Director of siRNA Pharmacology. While at Quark she was involved in the development of several projects including the development of novel non-invasive siRNA delivery systems. Dr. Alpert received her MD degree and is trained as a pediatric surgeon. She received her PhD from the Dept. of Pharmacology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and was a post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Physiology, University of California San Francisco.