WoW Podcast


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    Woman of the Week: Surface Oncology’s Dr. Alison O’Neill

    With more than two decades of experience in oncology R&D, Dr. Alison O’Neill is helping Surface unlock the potential of next-gen immunotherapies by targeting the tumor microenvironment.

    By Nov. 30, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: Myriad Genetics’ Nicole Lambert

    Empowered by her own cancer journey, Nicole Lambert is using her platform as chief operating officer of the genetic testing powerhouse to change the trajectory of care for millions of women.

    By Nov. 23, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: 82VS’s Trier Bryant

    Welcome to the Woman of the Week podcast, a weekly discussion that illuminates the unique stories of women leaders who are catalyzing change throughout the life sciences industry. You can check out all our podcast episodes here. Not every leader makes it their mission to go where the fire ...

    By Nov. 9, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: City of Hope’s Gulden Mesara

    Charged with bridging the 100-year-old research center to its future mission of holistic patient cancer care, Mesara is bringing decades of experience in communications and culture creation.

    By Nov. 2, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: Exscientia’s Charlotte Deane

    Is the industry ready for a biologic discovery revolution? Charlotte Deane, chief scientist of biologics AI at Exscientia, thinks so.

    By Oct. 19, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: HBA’s Nikki Jones

    As the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association’s first chief people and DEI officer, Jones is poised to tackle pay gap inequity, systemic gender bias and leadership barriers impeding women of color.

    By Oct. 12, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: Janssen’s Fiona Elwood

    The neurodegeneration lead at Janssen is driving precision-based medicine to better understand the pathology of neurological disease for the greatest patient impact.

    By Oct. 5, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: Pepper Bio’s Samantha Dale Strasser

    The co-founder of Pepper Bio entered the biotech world three years ago with the goal of transforming drug discovery through the emerging discipline of transomics.

    By Sept. 28, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: Agilent Technologies’ Dr. Katharine Knobil

    As the first chief medical officer of the diagnostic testing company, Dr. Katharine Knobil is focused on moving the science forward beyond precision oncology to liquid biopsy.

    By Sept. 14, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: Foresite Capital’s Cindy Mesaros

    The longtime marketing pro details her fascinating career journey and how she’s positioning early stage health companies to thrive. 

    By Sept. 7, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: Thread’s Kim Boericke

    Fresh off an eight-year tour of duty at ICON, the CRO industry veteran is stepping into a new role and a new title as chief delivery officer at Thread.

    By Aug. 31, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: Glympse Bio’s Dr. Tram Tran

    How the chief medical officer of the emerging diagnostic company is using the patient perspective as a guiding light.

    By Aug. 24, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: Takeda Oncology’s Teresa Bitetti

    Upon joining Takeda Pharmaceuticals as president of the global oncology unit, Teresa Bitetti had two important goals: to transform the business and create greater synergies between commercial and R&D operations.

    By Aug. 17, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: COTA’s Miruna Sasu

    Miruna Sasu is on a mission to use real world data to help wipe out cancer. She believes this audacious goal is within reach, and as president and CEO of COTA, she is inspiring her team to create a “path to care” for oncology patients.

    By Aug. 10, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: Alloy Therapeutics’ Heather Schwoebel

    The CBO and COO is leaning on her experience navigating the unknown to turn Alloy into an innovation multiplier.

    By Aug. 3, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: Applied BioMath's Katie Williams

    The 2022 president of Women in Bio is equal parts math and gender parity evangelist. 

    By July 27, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: Vaxxinity's Mei Mei Hu

    Mei Mei Hu is looking to lead a third biologic ‘revolution’ by developing vaccines for chronic diseases.

    By July 20, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: Kura Oncology's Kirsten Flowers

    How the chief commercial and corporate strategy officer is embracing a ‘full-cup’ philosophy to build a better leadership toolbox.

    By July 13, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: CinCor Pharma's Terry Coelho

    From M&Ms to biotech, the chief financial officer's sweet tooth for taking risks is paying off. 

    By July 6, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: Novartis' Marie-France Tschudin

    How the chief commercial officer and president of innovative medicines international plans to fuel growth and productivity at the company.

    By June 29, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: Kronos Bio's Barbara Kosacz

    Deal-maker, mentor and biotech industry mover and shaker, the COO and general counsel brings her 'smiling tiger' skills to her new role at the emerging company.

    By June 21, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: Tango Therapeutics' Dr. Barbara Weber

    A pioneer in genetic medicine, Dr. Barbara Weber continues to push the envelope to expand the reach of therapies based on genetic targeting.

    By June 14, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: Janssen’s Najat Khan

    Janssen’s Najat Khan, Ph.D., chief data science officer and global head of strategy and operations, shares how the company is using next-gen tech to ‘reimagine’ medicine.

    By June 8, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: OcuTerra Therapeutics' Kerrie Brady

    The serial entrepreneur and now head of OcuTerra explains why taking risks in pharma pays off.

    By June 1, 2022
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    Woman of the Week: Ferring Pharmaceutical's Araz Raoof

    Growing up in Iraqi Kurdistan, Raoof says a 'lethal combination' of books and strong women paved her way into STEM.

    By May 25, 2022