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Global Safety Lead (Director), Medical Safety and Risk Management in Cambridge, MA

Agios Pharmaceuticals

Cambridge, MA 02138
7w ago
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compensation:

$80K - $100K*

specialty:

Environmental Health & Safety

experience:

Not Specified

Job Description

Agios is a biopharmaceutical company committed to applying our scientific leadership in cellular metabolism to transform the lives of patients with cancer and rare genetic diseases. We are growing rapidly with an active research and discovery pipeline across both therapeutic areas. Agios has two approved oncology precision medicines and multiple first-in-class investigational therapies in clinical and/or preclinical development.

This role is an exciting opportunity within the Medical Safety and Risk Management function at Agios to lead safety and risk management activities on early- and late-stage assets in the hematology and solid tumor oncology therapeutic areas. The Medical Director is a drug safety expert and monitors the safety profiles for assigned products, maintains current knowledge of full product portfolio, and mentors junior physicians and scientists.

Key Responsibilities

  • Partner with the Therapeutic Area Head to develop the strat
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Valid through: 2020-3-5

About Agios Pharmaceuticals

Agios Pharmaceuticals is a public American pharmaceutical company focused on developing small-molecule anti-cancer therapeutics targeting cancer cell metabolism via the growth factor pathway. Among the proteins under investigation by the company are IDH1 and IDH2. The company was founded in 2008 (or 2007) by Lewis Cantley, Tak Mak and Craig Thompson. Agios is a Delaware corporation headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The company tendered an initial public offering in July 2013.:Table 1 In 2012, Agios was named among the defendants in a lawsuit against one of its founders, Craig Thompson, alleging that Thompson used research illegally taken from the Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute in research at Agios. In May 2016, the company announced it would launch partnership with Celgene, developing metabolic immuno-oncology therapies. The deal could net more than $1 billion for Agios.
Total Jobs:
54
Average Pay:
$143,765
Total value of jobs:
$11,645,000
% Masters:
60%
* Ladders Estimates

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