Speaker Profile

M.D., Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Clinical Development & Chief Medical Officer, Immune Design

From August 2014 until September 2016, Dr. Yurosov held positions of increasing responsibility at Clovis Oncology, most recently serving as Senior Vice President, Clinical Development, where he was responsible for overseeing all clinical activities for its rociletinib, rucaparib and lucitanib programs, including regulatory submission and launch support for rociletinib and rucaparib. From August 2010 until August 2014, Dr. Yurasov held positions of increasing responsibility at ImClone Systems, a subsidiary of Eli Lilly & Co., most recently serving as Associate Vice-President, Global Medicine Science, where he led the development of ramucirumab culminating in the FDA submission for second line non-small cell lung cancer indication. Prior to ImClone Systems, he served at Hoffman-La Roche as Clinical Director of Oncology, Pharma Research and Early Development. Prior to his industry experience, Dr. Yurasov was Assistant Professor of Clinical Investigation at the Rockefeller University and Clinical Instructor in the Department of Pediatrics at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where he was an attending physician. Dr. Yurasov received his M.D. from the Russian State Medical University and his Ph.D. in medical sciences from the Research Institute for Pediatric Oncology in Moscow, Russia. He thereafter completed his residency in general pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Jacobi Medical Center and his subspecialty training in pediatric hematology/oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center while serving as a research fellow at The Rockefeller University in Dr. M. Nussenzweig’s laboratory.

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