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Our Life Sciences team partners with some of the most innovative companies on the planet. We're proud to be home to the foremost recruiters in the industry on physician level roles, particularly in the areas of hematology oncology, inflammation immunology, rare disease and other areas of critical need.

In addition, we've matched top talent for roles in discovery, biostatistics, regulatory and other functional areas specific to the life sciences and health technologies.

OUR SPECIALTIES


Biotech

Pharmaceuticals

Clinical Research

Regulatory

Commercial

Live Sciences Executive Search

WE BRING LEADERS WHO SCALE COMPANIES

PLACEMENTS BY FUNCTION


Clinical Research

  • Senior Vice President, R&D
  • Global Clinical Development Lead Acute Therapies
  • Head of Rare Disease Clinical Development
  • Senior Director, Clinical Biospecimen Management
  • Executive Director, Clinical Development
  • Head, Clinical Trial Operations
  • Director of Clinical Research (MD) – Neurology

Medical Directors

  • Chief Medical Officer
  • Executive Director, Ophthalmology
  • Senior Medical Director, Gene Therapy
  • Director, US Medical Affairs Oncology
  • Assoc Medical Director, Clinical Development-Hematology/Oncology
  • Vice President of Medical Services, Global Medical Affairs
  • Medical Director, Achondroplasia
  • Senior Director, Medical Affairs
  • Senior Medical Director, Clinical Development, Zika

Regulatory & Compliance

  • VP, Head of Global Regulatory Affairs
  • Medical Director, Drug Safety Surveillance
  • Director, Regulatory Operations and Compliance - Vaccine BU
  • Director of Development Science Quality, TMF, Records Management
  • Regulatory Affairs Lead

Scientific

  • Senior Vice President, Clinical Science
  • Vice President, Chemistry
  • Pharmacology Scientist 4
  • Scientist II, NonClinical Pharmacology/ Toxicology

Commercial

  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Executive Director, Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  • Director, Business Development
  • Director of Manufacturing
  • Labeling Manager

CLIENTS & PLACEMENTS


Verily

Health Technology Innovation

Alphabet company Verily is developing tools to collect and organize health data, then creating interventions and platforms that put insights derived from that health data to use for more holistic care management for diseases that affect large populations.

Chief Operating Officer

Westwood & Wilshire partnered with Verily and Alphabet management to fill this critical leadership role in one of the world's most innovative health technology companies.

Clinical Lead

Biomarin

Rare Disease Pharmaceuticals

BioMarin is a world leader in developing and commercializing innovative biopharmaceuticals for rare diseases driven by genetic causes.

Vice President of Medical Services, Global Medical Affairs
Senior Medical Director, Gene Therapy
Senior Medical Director, PegPal
Senior Director, Clinical Biospecimen Management
Medical Director, Achondroplasia

Additional placements:

  • Director, Immunogenicity
  • Director, Regulatory Affairs CMC
  • Medical Director, Drug Safety Surveillance
  • Director of Regulatory Affairs
  • Director, Immunogenicity
  • Director, Business Development
  • Director of Development Science Quality, TMF, Records Mgmt
  • Scientist II, NonClinical Pharmacology / Toxicology
  • Senior Clinical Science Specialist in the Gene Therapy program

Regeneron

Genetic Sequencing, Drug Development

Regeneron is accelerating and improving the traditional drug development process through our proprietary technologies which produce optimized fully-human antibodies, and ambitious research initiatives such as the Regeneron Genetics Center, which is conducting one of the largest genetics sequencing efforts in the world.

Head, Clinical Trial Operations
Senior Director, Clinical Development
Associate Medical Director, Immunology
Associate Director of Vivarium Operations and Veterinary Services
Associate Director, Clinical Sciences Immunologys

miRagen Therapeutics

MicroRNA Therapies

We are harnessing the power of microRNA science to develop therapies that normalize biological pathways and counterbalance disease.

Senior Vice President, Clinical Science
Senior Vice President, R&D

Syneos Health

Clinical Development Trials Innovation

Clinical development programs and clinical trials in the areas of cardiovascular health, central nervous system, endocrinology, infectious diseases, oncology, pediatrics, and psychiatry.

Vice President, Clinical Development
Executive Director, Ophthalmology
Executive Director, Clinical Development
Executive Director, Clinical Development

Baxter

Acute and Chronic Disease Treatments

Focus on products to treat hemophilia, kidney disease, immune disorders and other chronic and acute medical conditions.

Vice President, Head of Global Regulatory Affairs
Regulatory Affairs Lead
Global Clinical Development Lead Acute Therapies
Executive Director, Clinical Development

Takeda

Innovative Global Pharmaceuticals

Takeda R&D consists of two world-class, externally facing sites in Boston, Massachusetts and Shonan Health Innovation Park (Kanagawa, Japan) supported by lean, cutting-edge regional development and medical centers throughout the world, and a premier biotech-like research center in San Diego, California.

Director, US Medical Affairs Oncology
Senior Medical Director, Clinical Development, Zika
Medical Director, Vaccine Business Unit
Director, Regulatory Operations and Compliance - Vaccine BU
Regional Medical Director – Vaccine Business Unit

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