Carol Gallagher, Pharm.D.

Menlo Park

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Carol Gallagher joined NEA in October, 2014. She is primarily focused on making biopharma investments. Carol is a proven entrepreneur, operator and more recently investor with nearly 30 years of experience in commercial, drug development and business development roles. Prior to joining NEA she was a Venture Partner with Frazier Healthcare and she served as an independent director on multiple Boards. From 2008-2011, Carol was president and CEO of Calistoga Pharmaceuticals which developed the first-in-class therapeutic now marketed by Gilead as ZYDELIG.

She currently serves as Chairman of the Board at Millendo Therapeutics, lead director at Atara Bio, and as a director at Annexon, Chromacode, Metacrine, PIONYR Immunotherapeutics, Qpex BioPharma, and Xoc Pharmaceuticals.