Mary Mader, Ph.D.


In college, Mary’s weekend and summer job was delivering balloon bouquets while dressed as a clown.

Mary Mader brings to Relay a long track record of drug discovery experience. Mary joined the company from Eli Lilly and Company, where she contributed to the development of multiple clinical candidates and held roles of increasing responsibility, most recently as a research fellow and group leader. Prior to Eli Lilly, Mary was a visiting research scientist at the Bayer Research Center and an associate professor at Grinnell College.

Mary holds a Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame and a B.S. from the Ohio State University.