Most recently Dr. Coles was president, chief executive officer, and a member of the board of directors of NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of novel therapeutics. Before joining NPS Pharmaceuticals in 2005, Dr. Coles was senior vice president of commercial operations at Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, which he joined in 2002. Beginning in 1996, Dr. Coles held a number of executive positions while at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, including senior vice president of strategy and policy; senior vice president of marketing and medical affairs, neuroscience/infectious diseases/dermatology; vice president, Western area sales cardiovascular and metabolic business unit for U.S. primary care; and vice president, cardiovascular global marketing. From 1992 until 1996, Dr. Coles was at Merck & Co., Inc., most recently as vice president of the hypertension and heart failure business group.
Dr. Coles earned his M.D. degree from Duke University. Subsequent to completing his internship and residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Coles was a cardiovascular research fellow at Harvard Medical School. He also holds a master's degree in public health from Harvard University and an undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Coles currently serves as a trustee for Johns Hopkins University and Boston Medical Center, and as a director of FoldRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
About Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company committed to
improving the lives of people with cancer by changing the way cancer is
treated(TM). The company, in collaboration with Bayer HealthCare
Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is developing and marketing Nexavar(R), a small
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