Eleanor L. Ramos, MD, brings 25 years of biopharmaceutical experience to her role as Chief Medical Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Provention. Her background includes significant clinical expertise in autoimmunity, inflammation, organ transplant rejection and the treatment of acute and chronic viral infections.
Prior to joining Provention, Dr. Ramos served as a Chief Medical Officer of Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT), a publicly-traded biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing novel therapeutics to treat blood-based disorders. Her past experience includes roles as Chief Medical Officer of Theraclone Sciences, a therapeutic antibody discovery and development company, where she oversaw the development of clinical programs in viral diseases including severe influenza, and as Chief Medical Officer at ZymoGenetics, overseeing its clinical portfolio across infectious diseases/hepatitis C, immunology/lupus nephritis, oncology and hemostasis. In addition, Dr. Ramos’ career spans director-level positions at leading pharmaceutical companies including Roche Global Development and Bristol-Myers Squibb.
Dr. Ramos led or played an important role in the development of several approved products: Roche’s mycophenolate mofetil/CellCept® and daclizumab/Zenapax®; Bristol-Myers Squibb’s belatacept/NULOJIX®; and ZymoGenetics recombinant thrombin/RECOTHROM®.
Dr. Ramos is currently a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of EpiVax Oncology, a private biotechnology company focused on developing personalized cancer vaccines, and a member of the Board of Directors of ASK About Lung Cancer, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of lung cancer in women, particularly those of Asian descent. Her experience also encompasses leading the Clinical Trials Group at the Immune Tolerance Network, a collaborative network for clinical research funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. She holds a medical degree and undergraduate degree from Tufts University, along with advanced training in the subspecialty of nephrology with a focus on transplantation immunology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School.