Declan Doogan


Dr. Doogan is a seasoned drug development executive and life sciences investor with more than 30 years’ experience in the global pharmaceutical industry in both major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. He joined Pfizer in 1982, where he held a number of senior positions in R&D in the USA, UK and Japan, laterally as the Senior Vice President and Head of Worldwide Development. Since leaving Pfizer in 2007, Dr. Doogan has held executive roles in small pharmaceutical companies, including Amarin (AMRN: Nasdaq). Beyond his executive career, Dr. Doogan is an investor in emerging biotechnology companies, and is a partner at Mediqventures. He holds a number of Board appointments at pharmaceutical companies, including Biohaven Pharmaceuticals where he is a co-founder and Chairman. Dr. Doogan has also held professorships at Harvard School of Public Health, Glasgow University Medical School and Kitasato University (Tokyo). He received his medical degree from Glasgow University in 1975. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and the Faculty Pharmaceutical Medicine and holds a Doctorate of Science at the University of Kent in the UK.

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