Marcella Lucas

CEO, LeadWomen, Malaysia

Dr. Marcella Lucas is an innovation strategist who brings a global perspective to solving problems through innovative methods and solutions. Trained and certified as a Blue Ocean Strategy practioner, Marcella was recruited to Malaysia in 2014 to deliver on strategic initiatives to support the National Transformation efforts of the Malaysian government.

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  • PhD, '13, Program in Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Dartmouth College
  • BS, '07, University of Bath

Selected Publications

  • Jenks KR, Lucas MM, Duffy BA, Robbins AA, Gimi B, Barry JM, Scott RC. Enrichment and training improve cognition in rats with cortical malformations. PLoS One. 2013; 8(12):e84492.

  • Shabaneh TB, Downey SL, Goddard AL, Screen M, Lucas MM, Eastman A, Kisselev AF. Molecular basis of differential sensitivity of myeloma cells to clinically relevant bolus treatment with bortezomib. PLoS One. 2013; 8(2):e56132.

  • Lucas MM, Lenck-Santini PP, Holmes GL, Scott RC. Impaired cognition in rats with cortical dysplasia: additional impact of early-life seizures. Brain 2011; 134:1684-93.

  • Britton M, Lucas MM, Downey SL, Screen M, Pletnev AA, Verdoes M, Tokhunts RA, Amir O, Goddard AL, Pelphrey PM, Wright DL, Overkleeft HS, Kisselev AF. Selective inhibitor of proteasome's caspase-like sites sensitizes cells to specific inhibition of chymotrypsin-like sites. Chem Biol 2009; 16:1278-89.


Epilepsy Foundation Health Science Student Fellowship

Dartmouth Grad Studies Travel Award

Dartmouth Grad Studies Alumni Research Award

Dartmouth Grad Studies Community Service Award