Isis Sroka

Chief Scientific Officer | PhD

Isis is a nonprofit executive with expertise in leadership and strategic development of nonprofit-supported biomedical research for rare cancers and diseases. She holds a doctorate in cancer biology and certificates in nonprofit management and executive leadership and has had over 20 years of experience in oncology research in both the academic and nonprofit sectors.

At the Fanconi Cancer Foundation, Isis has excelled in leading the development of multidisciplinary and patient-centered research programs aimed at finding a solution for FA cancers. Her areas of proficiency include cancer and molecular biology, open-research and data sharing practices, innovative grant program development, science communication, staff management, team leadership, and fostering effective partnerships among academia, industry, and patient advocate communities.

“Working to make a real difference in the lives of those battling FA is not just a job to me—it’s my life’s calling. I am privileged to contribute to something truly meaningful, to offer hope, and to help pave the way for better outcomes. It’s an honor to walk this path alongside those affected by FA, and I am deeply committed to continuing this life-changing work.”