Nicki Vasquez, Ph.D.
Chief Portfolio Strategy & Alliance Officer
Dr. Vasquez has more than 25 years of biopharmaceutical discovery research and development experience and has lead our alliance and portfolio management since 2015. Prior to joining Sutro, she was Vice President of Program & Portfolio Management at StemCells, Inc., where she was responsible for establishing project management of research and clinical stage programs exploring neuronal stem cell therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease, spinal cord injury and dry AMD. Prior to that she was at Elan, where she held positions of increasing responsibility from Alzheimer’s Disease and autoimmune discovery research, to Vice President Research Operations & Program Management, and Vice President Development Program & Portfolio Management. Dr. Vasquez obtained her doctoral degree in immunology from the University of California, San Diego, and received her post-doctoral training at Genentech.
Dr. Vasquez serves on the Board of Directors for Actinogen Medical and was honored as one of Fierce Pharma 2021 Fiercest Women in Life Sciences. Click the link to read the article,