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Sameena Sharif, Ph.D.


Sameena Sharif is a strategic thought leader in drug development and alliance, project, and portfolio management. She has broad experience in managing projects at all stages of drug development — from the target selection and pre-investigational new drug stages through new drug application/marketing authorization application submissions and commercial planning. She has led large, cross-functional teams in global alliances with Amgen, Otsuka, Genentech, Novartis, Onyx, and AstraZeneca, with a particular interest in optimization of the drug development and alliance management process in small and midsize companies. Dr. Sharif holds a bachelor of pharmacy degree from the University of Bradford and a Ph.D. in pharmaceutics from the University of Nottingham.