Todd Sherer

Assoc. VP for Research, Executive Director

Director's Office

Phone: (404) 727-5550


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Mailing Address:

1599 Clifton Rd., 4th Floor

Atlanta, GA 30322


  • Doctorate, Toxicology and Molecular Biology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA


Todd is Associate Vice President for Research Administration and Executive Director of Technology Transfer at Emory University. He has worked in academic technology transfer for nearly three decades at public and private universities on both coasts. Before coming to Emory, Todd was the Director of the Office of Technology and Research Collaborations at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. He earned his Doctorate in Toxicology from Washington State University in Pullman, Washington where he studied gene expression in the developing brain. Todd became a registered patent agent with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 1995. Todd is Past President of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) where he has held numerous board positions and volunteered for several decades. He is also Vice Chair for Southeast BIO and participates on the selection committee for various translational support programs. Todd is a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) and a Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP), as both programs are aimed at encouraging the development of new professionals. He continues to be an active speaker at technology transfer, economic development, and commercialization conferences across the globe.