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Bridget Ann Martell M.A., M.D.

Bridget Ann Martell M.A., M.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Martell is a seasoned biopharmaceutical executive with high-impact, results-oriented breadth and depth in clinical development, medical affairs and business development across a range of therapeutic areas from first-in-human through approval and commercialization. She brings extensive scientific acumen to her leadership roles and has been a pivotal leader or major contributor in the success of six marketed products: Kadcyla®, Elelyso®, Intermezzo®, the trastuzumab biosimilars Ogivri®, as well as secondary indications for Pradaxa® and Sutent®. Dr. Martell has held leadership and C-suite executive roles at companies including Kura Oncology, where she led the Menin Inhibitor Program, and at Juniper Pharmaceuticals, where she led the development program for a Bob Langer-created drug/device technology that was out-licensed for $131M. She started her pharmaceutical career at Pfizer, where she had roles of increasing responsibility that included Clinical Team Leader for Sutent® GU solid tumors in the Oncology Business Unit and, ultimately, Biosimilars Medical Head. She began her clinical investigation career at Yale with a Career Development Award, where she led a therapeutic cocaine vaccine trial and was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar. Dr. Martell was a practicing physician at Yale for 20 years and remains active as an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Office of Cooperative Research. She holds a B.Sc. in Microbiology from Cornell University, an M.A. in Molecular Immunology from Boston University and an M.D. from The Chicago Medical School. Dr. Martell is board certified in Internal and Addiction Medicine.

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