Fay Mehr, PhD
Dr. Fay Mehr is an AI scientist, entrepreneur, and MS advocate who is passionate about improving everyday lives of people with chronic conditions. Inspired by her personal and volunteer experiences at ASOSU and MS society, she developed a great passion for helping people with chronic conditions overcome their interconnected health issues.
Dr. Mehr’ s aim, which is reflected in co-founding TraXel, is to provide novel user-friendly approaches to improve every day lives of patients, provide them with personal data-driven health recommendations, and help them track their symptoms to manage their everyday lives more efficiently. She has earned her PhD from UC San Diego, focused on machine learning methods applied in systems biology, including complex genetic networks. During her PhD, Dr. Mehr tried to model changes in gene expressions of a group of MS patients under DMT.