Senior Director, Medical & Regulatory Writing
Brian Masters has significant experience in medical and regulatory writing, including authoring and reviewing documents for medical communications and regulatory submissions for investigational new drugs, new drug applications, biologics license applications, and marketing authorization applications. Dr. Masters was a principal medical writer for several large pharma/biopharma sponsors, including Onyx, Astellas, Merrimack, Merck, and Otsuka Pharmaceuticals, where he specialized in a broad range of therapeutic areas, including oncology, immunology/rheumatology, neurological disorders, infectious diseases, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and metabolism, blood disorders, respiratory disorders, transplantation and cell therapy, and rare diseases. Before entering the pharma/biopharma industry, he spent 10 years as a professor and independent research scientist at the University of Miami School of Medicine, where he conducted research on stem cells and neurodevelopment. He has a Ph.D. in cellular and integrative neurosciences from the University of Florida in Gainesville and has completed fellowships in molecular genetics and genomics at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.