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    Amanda Lanser, Ph.D.
    Disease Area Manager, Oncology

    Amanda received her Ph.D. in Immunology from Harvard University where she studied the role of the immune system in epilepsy. She has additional experience in technology commercialization, business development and venture. Amanda’s valuable implications are derived from her passion and understanding of medical sciences, patient needs and commercial strategy.

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    Amber Mineo, Ph.D.
    Therapy Area Manager, Oncology

    Amber completed her Ph.D. in Cell and Developmental Biology at Oregon Health & Science University. During graduate school, she worked in business development and studied biomedical technology commercialization. Her combined passion for science and strategic planning provides her clients with important insights for drug development.

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    Aric Spence
    IT Manager, Webmaster

    Aric has worked in the Information Technology industry since 1992. His extensive computer science knowledge combined with his detail-oriented personality helps ensure streamlined business processes across the BPrg web delivery platform. Aric is confident and enthusiastic in his ability to provide valuable services across multiple realms for all BPrg clients.

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    Brooke Blackwelder
    Associate Manager, Global Head, Client Services and New Business

    Brooke received her BS in Sociology from Northern Arizona University. Brooke’s 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur including 15 years as a professional cyclist/coach have given her an armament of customer service skills with a goal oriented mindset. Her strong interpersonal skills, business acumen, and forward thinking strategy help her to manage the needs of our clients, ensuring they receive maximum value from their investment. Along with providing guidance to BPrg's Client Services team, she also leads the ONCrg IO business efforts.

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    Brooke Harrison, Ph.D.
    Therapy Area Director, Oncology

    Brooke completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University after receiving her doctorate in Molecular Biology from Boston College and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. She has consulted with pharmaceutical and biotech companies of all sizes, performing due diligence, competitive landscape analyses, and market assessments. Brooke leverages her unique background and knowledge of therpeutic development to provide deeper analyses and insights relevant to her clients.

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    Carla Cabrera Johnson, Ph.D.
    Therapy Area Manager, Oncology

    Carla completed her postdoctoral fellowship at MedImmune/AstraZeneca after receiving her Ph.D. in Tumor Biology at Georgetown University. Her unique background combines experience in drug development and early discovery in pharma with business development, competitive intelligence, and market research in early-stage companies. Carla capitalizes on her industry experience and rigorous scientific training to provide valuable insights to clients.

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    Erica Wescott
    Account Manager, Hem-Onc

    Erica received her Master of Science in Polymer Chemistry from the University of Oregon, and has over 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in research, development and manufacturing of oral solid dosage forms and insoluble compounds. Her unique background in analytical chemistry and technical project management combined with client-facing experience brings a keen understanding of the need for providing clients with cutting-edge insights for successful drug development. Erica serves multiple accounts and supports our heme-onc analysts and clients.

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    Ingrid Ibarra, Ph.D.
    Disease Area Manager

    Ingrid received her doctorate in Genetics from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and a B.S. in Biochemistry from Stony Brook University. During her postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University she developed methods for sensing RNAs, focusing on immunology and stem cell research. Her broad scientific expertise enables her to provide clients with in-depth analyses across multiple data sources to identify key insights.

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    Jenny Qi, Ph.D.
    Disease Area Analyst, Oncology

    Jenny received her Ph.D. in Cancer Biology from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), where she targeted cell death pathways in preclinical models of pancreatic cancer. Her broad experience in science communication and in medical content strategy at a health tech company with a clinician focus provides a unique perspective on the oncology landscape and its clinical implications.

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    Jillian R. James
    Associate Manager, Global Services – ONCrg

    Jillian has over 15 years within the field of business to business sales, encompassing the cultivation of new customer relationships. Hands on experience creating strategies for dynamic marketing campaigns, target lead generation, and sales tracking systems. Jillian holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Westminster College.

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    Kristen Cordova, Ph.D.
    Therapy Area Manager, Oncology

    Kristen received her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, where she studied T cells in animal models of autoimmune disease. She has broad research experience and most recently assisted with the conception and analysis of blood-based biomarker studies at Biodesix in lung cancer and melanoma. Kristen has a unique propensity for scientific and medical content creation, condensing and communicating scientific information into digestible forms and drawing out big-picture implications.

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    Lisa Komenda, Ph.D.
    Therapy Area Director, Oncology

    Lisa received her doctorate in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California, Berkeley and has contributed content to ONCrg’s strategic, market research reports in a number of disease areas. Lisa serves clients with her strong scientific acumen, analytical aptitude and knowledge gained from her experience in early-stage regulatory consulting and in developing and implementing marketing strategies.

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    Lynda Palubeski
    HR and Administrative Specialist

    Lynda brings dynamic operations experience across client services, product delivery, data management and human resource platforms. She specializes in integrating and operating systems across business areas within an agile company. Lynda received her Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of California, Riverside.

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    Martin Fan, Ph.D.
    Disease Area Analyst, Oncology

    Martin received a Ph.D. in Immunology from Harvard University where he studied immune regulatory mechanisms. His experience at a clinical-stage biotechnology company grants a valuable sponsor-side perspective when providing clients with incisive drug landscape analyses and key insights.

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    Megan E. Boone
    Account Manager, Solid Tumors

    Megan received her Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and has over 12 years of experience as an oncology clinical research professional. She began working in the high-risk breast cancer clinic at Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. From there she moved on to manage a broad portfolio of oncology trials for St. Charles, a community based health system. She has also worked on the BioPharma side of healthcare providing sales and customer support at Biogen Idec. Megan enjoys connecting clients with ONCrg’s best in class scientific competitive intelligence, from in-depth pipeline strategies reports to medical congress coverage.

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    Michael D. Reynolds
    Senior Partner, BPrg

    Mike has over 20 years of experience consulting with biopharmaceutical and healthcare executives and has developed a deep understanding of competitive intelligence and marketing research needs. This expertise is integral to establishing win-win services that empower our business partners and keeps ONCrg on the cutting edge. Mike holds a Master of Business Administration from Santa Clara University and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Washington State University.

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    Nikki Trunnell, Ph.D.
    Therapy Area Director, Oncology / Operations Director – ONCrg

    Nikki received her Ph.D. in Cancer Biology from Stanford University School of Medicine and has been working with CVrg advising and supporting bio-pharmaceutical companies with her expertise in epidemiology, market forecasting, and the integration of primary and secondary research. Nikki co-manages ONCrg and serves clients through her thorough knowledge of oncology, strong scientific/clinical acumen, and command of market research and analytical method.

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    Patrick Nygren, Ph.D.
    Senior Manager

    Patrick received his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Washington, where he studied signal transduction and identified potential therapeutic targets in inflammatory pathways. Patrick’s training in scientific and medical communication allows him to distill complex therapeutic landscapes into practical insights.

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    Regina Cheung, Ph.D.
    Therapy Area Director, Oncology

    Regina received her Ph.D. in Immunology from Stanford University. There she helped develop novel technologies used in her research, which focused on transcriptional, proteomic, and functional analyses of cytokine secreting plasmacytoid dendritic cells. In addition to strong research, writing and presentation skills, Regina brings a data-driven technical approach to problem solving gained from her undergrad degree at Caltech and masters’ degree from MIT, both in mechanical engineering.

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    Rob Lindner
    Technology Engineer

    An IT professional since 1997, Rob has worked in Collegiate and Educational sectors focusing on systems administration, hardware and the complex and changing role of technology in human interaction. Rob is focused on helping make security and the share of information work the best way that it can for BPrg's clients and employees.

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    Sarah Lockhead, Ph.D.
    Therapy Area Manager, Oncology

    Sarah received her Ph.D. in Chemical and Systems Biology at Stanford. Her unique background encompasses multiple areas of drug development, from preclinical oncology research at Pfizer to drug repurposing at Stanford’s School of Medicine. Her breadth of experience enables her to provide her clients with incisive drug landscape analyses and key insights.

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    Stacey Aggarwal, Ph.D.
    Disease Area Manager, Oncology

    Stacey received her Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Washington, where she studied mitochondrial signaling in metastatic breast cancer. Her professional background bridges cancer research and science communication – experience that enables her to evaluate complex therapeutic areas and extract key developments, providing her clients with valuable insight.

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    Stacey McMann, Ph.D.
    Therapy Area Director, Oncology / Senior Partner, BPrg

    Stacey received her Ph.D. in Cancer Biology from Stanford University Medical School and a B.A. in Microbiology from University of California, Santa Barbara. Since then, she has consulted for biopharmaceutical companies worldwide and directed research efforts at CVrg, a company she co-founded in 2004. Stacey’s deep understanding of oncology, strong analytical aptitude, insight into scientific, clinical and commercial issues, and proven business success are valuable assets behind co-managing ONCrg’s research activities.

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