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Brad Smith

Brad Smith

VP, Advisory Services, Planning & Design Operations, IQVIA

As the Vice President of Translational Medicine, Brad leads biomarker and diagnostic strategy and planning interactions throughout the  IQVIA organization including clinical, laboratory, consulting and commercial projects.  He brings more than 20 years of experience in research in academia, biotechnology and clinical research including 8 years of experience in planning and design of clinical development plans and protocols for drug development.  Prior to Quintiles, Brad spent 10 years at Cell Signaling Technology responsible for technical, laboratory and corporate development of biomarker and diagnostic businesses.  He is the author of multiple basic research, translational medicine and clinical publications and patents, has Ph.D. from Stanford University and held post-doctoral positions at Stanford University and UCSF.

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