Oxford Gene Technology (OGT), a provider of innovative genetics research and biomarker solutions to advance molecular medicine, today announced the appointment of Dr Bob Holland as Chief Medical Officer.
Dr Holland (57), is an expert in biomarker-driven drug development. He has an impressive clinical track record with over 25 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, where he has contributed to the development of significant medicines in neuroscience and oncology. His long-standing interest in biomarkers led to the creation of an entirely new division at AstraZeneca – Personalised Healthcare & Biomarkers – which is dedicated to the application of molecular biology and imaging techniques to improve the discovery and development of new drugs. As VP and Head of this division, Dr Holland was instrumental in the generation of a pipeline in which 14 developmental drug programmes were matched with potential companion diagnostic tests.
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