Nick Pullen, Ph.D.

SVP, Head of Research

Nick is an experienced drug discovery and development leader with 20 years of experience and a proven track-record of therapeutic innovation across multiple disease areas. Before joining Jnana, he was Vice President, Integrative Sciences, Inflammation & Immunology, Cardiovascular & Fibrosis, at Bristol-Meyers Squibb and prior to this, he served as Executive Director, Inflammation & Immunology for Celgene. In both of these roles, Nick was responsible for scientific and strategic leadership of drug discovery programs applying novel technologies and scientific insights to the expansion of the Inflammation & Immunology portfolio as well as more broadly. Dr. Pullen brings extensive experience in Inflammation & Fibrosis, following a career at Pfizer which spanned more than 15 years and brought multiple development candidates to clinical evaluation and touched many disease areas including renal disease, IBD, and NASH. He received his Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Southampton in the UK.