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Karen Nugent

BSc, MSc

Chief Operating Officer

Karen is the Chief Operating Officer at tranScrip, where she oversees teams in Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Operations, Project Management, and Medical Writing. With 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, she has collaborated with both large and small pharmaceutical companies, biotechs, and CROs across various therapeutic areas, including biologicals, small molecules, and rare diseases.

A seasoned industry professional, Karen has held senior roles in clinical development, demonstrating expertise in leading cross-functional clinical study and development teams from early to late-stage development and lifecycle management. She boasts a successful track record in designing, budgeting, and executing clinical programs, contributing to several product approvals.

Before joining tranScrip, Karen served as VP of Clinical Operations, Data Management, and Project Management at Summit Therapeutics. Prior to that, she was VP of Clinical Development at Shield Therapeutics. She also had a notable tenure at Biogen, where she led clinical development for several products, successfully advancing two products from phase I to marketing approvals in Japan, the US, and the EU, and managing post-marketing commitments and lifecycle management.

At tranScrip, Karen continues to leverage her extensive experience and leadership skills to drive innovation and excellence in clinical development and regulatory affairs.

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