Scientific Director Belgium
Since September 2013
Responsible for preclinical and early clinical development of immune programs for chronic viral infections.
Oversight/ management of various immune programs from Discovery through to proof-of-concept clinical trials.
Associate Professor United States
January 2008 --- July 2013
Lab focused on immune regulation during chronic viral infection.
Research funded by several NIH grants.
Assistant Professor United States
July 2001 --- December 2007
Co- directed Research and Development Lab for HIV Vaccine Trials Network.
Post-doctoral Fellow United States
December 1997 --- June 2001
Use of SIV non-human primate model for development of HIV vaccines.
Post-doctoral Fellow United Kingdom
June 1995 --- June 1997
Studying the immune mechanism of penicillin allergies
Animal models Cell biologyImmunoassaysImmunologyVaccinesimmune modulation
Skills and Expertise
Analytical skills Analyze data Create SOPs Develop protocols Develop clinical trial protocols Guide students Interact with physicians Interpret data Search literature on clinical trialsAdvise on strategyAseptic techniquesAttend investigator meetingCoach staffCollaborate with medical teamCollaborate with principal investigatorCollaborate with project teamCommunicate effectively on different company levelsCommunicate with investigatorCommunicate with sponsor
Ph.D. in Biology from University of York in 1994
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Pharmacology from University of Leeds in 1990