Dr. Kimberly Taylor, who was recently appointed to the position of Senior Program Director for Valortim®, brings more than a decade of experience managing scientific R&D projects in the biotechnology industry, including initiation and management of external collaborations with academic, government, and corporate entities. Prior to joining PharmAthene, Dr. Taylor was employed with Nabi Biopharmaceuticals where she oversaw the development of two new toxoid compounds for a multi-component Staphylococcus aureus vaccine from discovery through preparation for the IND submission to the FDA. She began with Nabi as a Scientist in the research group and assumed positions of increasing responsibility, ultimately serving as Executive Director of Research, where she was responsible for managing multiple projects with a main focus on developing Gram Positive vaccines against S. aureus. Prior thereto, Dr. Taylor served as a post-doctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health, NIDDK, in Bethesda, MD, where she studied the propagation of S. cerevisiae yeast prions using molecular biology, biochemistry and genetics. She holds a B.S. in Biochemistry from Penn State University and a Ph.D. in Chemistry (Bio-organic) from the University of Maryland.
About PharmAthene, Inc.
PharmAthene was formed to meet the critical needs of the United States and its allies by developing and commercializing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical weapons. PharmAthene's lead product development programs include:
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