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Keith Gary - Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute. Kansas City, MO, US

Keith Gary Keith Gary

Director of Program Development | Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute


Trained neuroscientist that moved from academia to leveraging regional life sciences assets for economic development.



Prior to present position, held dual appointments in the Departments of Pharmacology and Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut Health Center as Assistant Professor and Director of Basic Science Laboratories.

Served as an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, NH

Received postdoctoral training at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. Received NIH Neuropsychopharmacology Fellowship

Prior to returning to graduate school, worked five years in dialysis and transplantation at Saint Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, MO

Industry Expertise (3)

Research Training and Development Biotechnology

Areas of Expertise (3)

Biotechnology and Economic Development Science Education and Workforce Development Neuropeptides

Accomplishments (4)

Elected to Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society (professional)

Young Investigator Award (professional)

National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Affective Disorders

Young Investigator AwardNational Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Affective Disorders (professional)

National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Affective Disorders

Alumni Achievement Award, University of Missouri-Kansas City (professional)

Affiliations (1)

  • Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institue

Sample Talks (1)

Regional Life Sciences Initiative - Creating Innovative Training Approaches

An overview of life sciences efforts in the Kansas City region to provide context for a description of the development of an innovative entry-level biomanufacturing certification course.


  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Author Appearance


100 to 2500 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee