8 episodes

Increase your IQ and understanding of the Biotech industry by listening to interviews with key business leaders who have built successful companies and departments. We discuss everything from the science, clinical operations, clinical development, safety/PV and more! We address how each function plays an important role in the drug approval process. We also discuss the people that make up these departments. Get ready to hear about cutting edge development and the people who make it happen!

BioTech IQ Ammon Rivera

    • Life Sciences

Increase your IQ and understanding of the Biotech industry by listening to interviews with key business leaders who have built successful companies and departments. We discuss everything from the science, clinical operations, clinical development, safety/PV and more! We address how each function plays an important role in the drug approval process. We also discuss the people that make up these departments. Get ready to hear about cutting edge development and the people who make it happen!

    Gwen Nichols, MD - Chief Medical Officer - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

    Gwen Nichols, MD - Chief Medical Officer - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

    A trained Oncologist and physician scientist Dr. Nichols discusses what she has seen from working as an academic in research on the front lines as a principal investigator to transitioning into pharma and now in the non-profit setting.

    • 51 min
    Doniel Jackson, MD - Head of Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance - MEI Pharma

    Doniel Jackson, MD - Head of Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance - MEI Pharma

    Doniel Jackson, MD is a 24+ year Drug Safety and PV veteran in the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Jackson and I discuss aspects of Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance and how it is a critical part to successful submission, registration, and post-marketing. 

    • 54 min
    Gurdyal Kalsi, MD - Chief Medical Officer - Asklepion Pharmaceuticals

    Gurdyal Kalsi, MD - Chief Medical Officer - Asklepion Pharmaceuticals

    Dr. Kalsi shares some insight on the difference between vaccine clinical trials vs. rare disease vs. oncology. While practicing medicine, experiences working as a principal investigator drove Dr. Kalsi to pursue a medical degree in pharmaceutical...

    • 37 min
    Ross O. Youngs - Founder and CEO of Biosortia Pharmaceuticals

    Ross O. Youngs - Founder and CEO of Biosortia Pharmaceuticals

    Through an interesting turn of events Biosortia discovered they had access to large amounts of Aquatic Microbiome. With a broad range of capabilities they are able to extrapolate this into drug discovery. Ross believes that Biosortias ability to mine...

    • 46 min
    Dana Dornsife - CEO Lazarex Cancer Foundation

    Dana Dornsife - CEO Lazarex Cancer Foundation

    When Dana's brother-in-law was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer she helped her family discover the power of access to clinical trials. That led her founding Lazarex Cancer Foundation, a non-profit organization that helps people find clinical trials and...

    • 52 min
    Guillermo Morales - CEO Innoventyx

    Guillermo Morales - CEO Innoventyx

    Dr. Morales discusses how COVID-19 affects the clinical trial supply chain, IP Strategy, and transitioning from pre-clinical to clinical.

    • 38 min

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