Katrin Rupalla, Ph.D., has served as our director since April 2021. Dr. Rupalla has more than 25 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry at a global scale serving the United States, Europe and China. Currently, Dr. Rupalla serves as Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, R&D Quality and Medical Information at Lundbeck. Prior to joining Lundbeck, she spent several years at Bristol Myers Squibb in various roles in drug development and regulatory affairs including as Head Development BMS in China, Vice President of European Union Regulatory Sciences, and Vice President of Oncology Global Regulatory Sciences. Dr. Rupalla has spent her career as an executive in global regulatory affairs at various other companies including Celgene, Roche, and Merck. Presently, she is a non-executive independent director at 4D Pharma PLC and iQure Pharma Inc.
Dr. Rupalla received a Master of Science in Pharmacy and a Ph.D. in CNS pharmacology from Philipps University of Marburg, Germany. She also has an MBA from Jones International University, CO, USA.