Title of the talk​

Infection & innate immunity

A clinically, commercially and scientifically literate entrepreneur with a solid track record of innovation, medical research, intellectual property generation, business development, biotech start ups and products launched to market. Broad R&D experience in diagnostics and therapeutics across multiple disease indications, in particular inflammatory, auto-immune and infectious diseases. Recruitment, leadership, motivation and management of multi-disciplinary R&D and commercial teams. >$100m raised from venture capital and pharma deals, with >$50m of non-dilutive funding secured from top tier grant and philanthropic bodies including the Wellcome Trust, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Michael J Fox Foundation, NIH, GARD-P, CARB-X and the US DoD. >350 publications (>25 in Nature & Science journals) and >200 patents in >50 families.