Dr. Koehler, a trained oncologist with two decades of industry experience, joins Bicycle from Pfizer, where she was Vice President of Strategy, Innovation and Collaborations for the Oncology Business Unit. At Pfizer, Dr. Koehler was a key member of the oncology leadership team responsible for creating and coordinating innovative strategies for their oncology pipeline from early stage clinical trials through pivotal trials and product approval. Her accomplishments at Pfizer includeleading development strategies for Palbociclib/IBRANCE, which was launched in 2015, and shaping the oncology portfolio. Prior to joining Pfizer, Dr. Koehler was the Group Leader for the Medicine Development Center of GlaxoSmithKline Oncology, and a Senior Medical Director for Oncology Research and Development at AstraZeneca. During her academic career, she was the Clinical Director of Bone Marrow Transplantation at University Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA, and Director of the Bone Marrow Transplant Program and Associate Professor at St.Christopher’s Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. She is a Board Certified Hematology/Oncology physician, and the author of more than 160 peer reviewed publications and book chapters. Dr. Koehler received her M.D. and Ph.D. from the Silesian School of Medicine in Katowice, Poland.
“This is a tremendous opportunity to contribute to the clinical development of Bicycles, which are a truly innovative new class of cancer treatment with broad potential to make a life-changing impact on patients with cancer,” said Dr. Koehler. “I’m eager to work with the Bicycle team to bring these unique and powerful therapies to patients.”
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