• June 3-6, 2024
  • San Diego Convention Center, California


Joanne Taylor

Joanne Taylor, PhD

Senior Vice President, Research
Gain Therapeutics
Dr. Joanne Taylor is Senior Vice President of Research at Gain Therapeutics and joined the company in 2020. Dr. Taylor has over 30 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, both in discovery research and as a consultant for various pharma and biotech clients. As Vice President, Head of Neuroscience for Prescient Healthcare Group, she headed up their neuroscience business (comprising neurology, psychiatry, ophthalmology, rare diseases and pain), supporting the portfolio, clinical and regulatory strategies of a wide array of global top 25 pharmaceutical company clients. She served as Neuroscience Director at Eisai’s London Research Laboratories and European Headquarters where she led global teams in the discovery of novel therapeutic strategies for neurological conditions, in particular Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease, and led neuroscience portfolio reviews to identify areas of major focus and investment, as well as partnering activities with academia and biotech. Dr. Taylor received a Ph.D. in in Developmental Neuroscience from King’s College London and completed a postdoctoral fellowship and a senior research post at the ETH in Zurich.
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