Dr. Catherine Turkel
Dr. Turkel has over 20 years’ experience as an executive in startup and mid-size pharma/biotech companies. She served as President and R&D head at Novus Therapeutics (renamed Eledon Pharmaceuticals – Nasdaq: ELDN), currently acts as an independent Board Director at Object Pharma (private) and Prostate Cancer Research (nonprofit; member of the Translational Scientific Advisory Committee) and is a Dean Advisor at Chapman University School of Pharmacy.
Dr. Turkel has formulated registration & commercial strategic plans and has led global development programs for pharmaceutical and biologic treatments from phase 1 through phase 4 related to Neurosciences, Pain, Cardiovascular, Psychiatry, Rare Diseases, Ophthalmology, Aesthetics, Urology and Otology therapeutic areas. Dr. Turkel designed and led the pioneering BOTOX® Chronic Migraine registration program, generating revenue of more than a billion dollars.