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Michael Cooney, PhD

Michael Cooney, PhD

Dr. Cooney joined Bain Capital Life Sciences in 2021 as an associate. He was previously a Bain Capital Life Sciences fellow.  

Prior to joining Bain Capital, Dr. Cooney was a graduate student researcher in the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, where he studied the roles of genomic instability and epigenetic dysfunction in aging. Before this he worked at Genocea Biosciences, performing pre-clinical and clinical research on T-cell-inducing vaccines for infectious diseases.    


Dr. Cooney received his PhD in Biological and Biomedical Sciences from Harvard University. He graduated from Tufts University with a BS in Biology and a BS in Biotechnology.