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I am a Senior Scientist and Group Leader in the PTPK group within Development Sciences. I am accountable for the pharmacology strategy from early stage research through first in human clinical trials for large molecule therapeutics in the areas of Immunology, Metabolic disease, Infectious disease, and Neurology.
Overall I have been at Genentech for over 21 years and have extensive drug development experience including writing regulatory documents as well as interactions with Health Authorities in US, Canada and Europe. I have also been team leader for the Pharmacology sub-team supporting several projects.
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Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 2011; 89 (2):283-290.
Therapeutic area lead for Immunology, Metabolic disease, Infectious disease, and Neurology. Accountable for translational pharmacology from early stage research through first in human clinical trials for large molecule therapeutics.
Pharmacology sub-team leader for Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy related therapeutics. Accountable for nonclinical activities related to development of new therapeutics from Research through clinical development. Represent Development Sciences on the project core team and support key development decisions.
PK Scientist for Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy related therapeutics on Pharmacology sub team. Supported selection of lead clinical candidate and project exposure-efficacy relationship based on preclinical disease models and projected human pharmacology. Supported toxicology studies and developed rationale for first inhuman dosing for new therapeutics. Wrote sections of regulatory filings for global Phase I studies and conducted pre-IND/CTA meetings with FDA, Canadian and European Health Authorities.
Performed due diligence on business development deals relating to PKPD and clinical dose and dose schedule.
Group leader of three Scientist and four Principal Scientific Researchers.