The Astellas Institute of Regenerative Medicine (AIRM) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Astellas Pharma and is focused on the development and commercialization of stem cell and regenerative medicine therapies. Astellas is an R&D-driven global pharmaceutical company whose philosophy is to contribute to the improvement of people's heath around the world through the provision of innovative and reliable pharmaceutical products.
Developing innovative therapies is one of the most challenging, most essential and personally rewarding fields in science. This is the most exciting time to be a part of Astellas, a company with a uniquely collaborative and patient-focused culture. There's something special about working at Astellas. It's reflected in our focus on the people we serve, the way we treat each other and the results we achieve together as a company.
AIRM has a world-class R&D team, and is pursuing a diverse range of disease indications, ranging from macular degeneration (currently in clinical trials) and other ocular indications to vascular and autoimmune disease. AIRM's intellectual property portfolio includes pluripotent stem cell platforms -- both embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells as well as other cell based therapy research programs. AIRM is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.
Astellas is announcing a Senior Research Associate/Scientist (MSC) Extracellular Vesicle, located in Marlborough, MA.
Purpose & Scope:
Demonstrated potential for creativity and excellence. Candidate will design and conduct novel cell biology and molecular laboratory research and will play a key role in developing hESC-derived mesenchymal stem/stromal cells (MSCs) to treat a wide spectrum of autoimmune an/or neuroinflammatory disorders.
Demonstrated potential for creativity and excellence. Candidate will design and conduct novel cell biology and molecular laboratory research and will develop human pluripotent stem cell (PSC)-derived hepatic progenitors for potential clinical applications.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
This position interacts with all levels of management on a routine basis and influences strategy. Works on complex and diverse problems giving guidance and suggestions. Actions may have implications on operations, budget and/or credibility.
Reports to the Senior Director of Development
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