Miranda Schmalfuhs


Episode 93: Cultural Cues in Oncology

Michael Petroutsas, Senior Vice President and Head of GSK’s US Oncology Business Unit, talks about how his background has taught him the importance of connecting with patients on their level and how he brings that mentality to GSK.

Episode 92: Digesting the GI Market

Tom McCourt, CEO of Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, talks about his 30-plus years in the gastrointestinal space, including his experiences bringing top GI medicines Prilosec, Nexium, Entocort, Zelnorm, and Linzess to market.

Episode 91: A New Way to Partner With Academia

Dr. Michael Henderson, chief business officer of BridgeBio Pharma, and one of Pharm Exec’s 2021 Emerging Pharma Leaders, discusses how his company goes beyond the traditional “hand off” approach between academia and industry, and looks to partner with institutions early on to fill important voids in drug development.

Episode 89: Cellicon Valley Outlook

Audrey Greenberg, co-founder and executive managing director of the Center for Breakthrough Medicines and Discovery Labs, discusses how cell and gene therapy has turned Philadelphia into Cellicon Valley, and how her organization is playing a role in that growth even beyond the city’s borders.