Clare Kahn, Ph.D. has served as a member of our board of directors since March 2021. Dr. Kahn has served as R&D Strategy Officer at X-VAX Technology Inc. (“X-VAX”), a biotechnology company developing vaccines against pathogens acquired by mucosal infection such as herpes, since October 2019. She served as Chief Regulatory and Preclinical Development Officer at X-VAX from October 2018 to October 2019.
Dr. Kahn has also been the president of Clare Kahn Pharma Consulting LLC, through which she provides consulting services on regulatory strategy since June 2016. Dr. Kahn was previously Vice President, Worldwide Regulatory Strategy, Global Innovative Pharma at Pfizer from January 2014 to June 2016 and Vice President, Worldwide Regulatory Strategy, Specialty Care Business at Pfizer from June 2010 to December 2013. Prior to Pfizer, she was Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at GlaxoSmithKline from 1999 to 2010.
Dr. Kahn has a Ph.D. in Biochemical Pharmacology from The Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London and served as Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania from 1981-1985.