Isabel Aznarez, Ph.D.

Isabel Aznarez, Ph.D.
Co-Founder and VP, Head of Biology

Isabel Aznarez is a co-founder and vice president, head of biology at Stoke Therapeutics. Isabel has extensive experience in human genetics, RNA metabolism and modulation of RNA processes using antisense oligonucleotides. Prior to founding Stoke Therapeutics, she was a research investigator with Professor Adrian Krainer, whose lab she joined as a postdoctoral fellow in 2008. Previously, Isabel was a researcher at the Hospital for Sick Children with Professor Lap-Chee Tsui, where she focused on the effect of cystic fibrosis mutations on the splicing of the CFTR gene. Isabel holds a Ph.D. in molecular and medical genetics from the University of Toronto and a B.Sc. in biology and human genetics from the University of Uruguay.