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Cecilia Chisholm


Executive Medical Director, Clinical Development & Regulatory Strategy

Cecilia is a pharmaceutical physician with expertise in medicines development and regulation across the product life cycle. Her main area of expertise is oncology, both small molecules and biological products.

Cecilia gained an MA in physiological sciences from the University of Oxford and graduated with an MBBS from the University of London. She underwent clinical training in the UK NHS in internal medicine, radiology and oncology.

Cecilia worked in the medical affairs department at Merck Sharp and Dohme, and later joined the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), where she worked for 11 years – initially in safety, and subsequently in the licencing department. She assessed initial marketing authorisation and variation applications as a member of the EU (Co) Rapporteur team and nationally, including under the FDA Project Orbis initiative. She provided scientific advice and reviewed GB orphan designation applications.

Cecilia is a member of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine.

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