Timothy P. Clackson, PhD has served as our President of Research and Development since June 2010 and our Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer since September 2003. Previously, he served as our Senior Vice President, Science and Technology from June 2002 to September 2003, as our Vice President, Gene Therapy and Genomics from June 2000 to June 2002, as our Director, Gene Therapy from August 1999 to June 2000 and as our Department Head, Gene Therapy Biology from March 1999 to August 1999.
Prior to joining us in December 1994, Dr. Clackson was a postdoctoral fellow at Genentech, Inc., a biotechnology company, from 1991 to 1994, where he studied the molecular basis for human growth hormone function.
Dr. Clackson is on the Board of Directors of MassBio. He received his B.A. degree in Biochemistry from the University of Oxford. He received his PhD degree in Biology from the University of Cambridge, for research conducted at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology into antibody engineering and the development of phage display technology.