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Elizabeth Sullivan, M.S.

Elizabeth Sullivan is Senior Director, R & D Operations at Alexion (New Haven, CT). Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and delivering life-transforming therapies for patients with devastating and rare diseases. In her current role, Liz provides business management and operational support to the Global Head of Research and Development. Liz is a member of the R&D Leadership, as well as the Strategy, Portfolio and Project Management Leadership teams. Previous to this role, Liz held positions of increasing responsibility within Alexion, most notably as the program manager for Soliris, the company’s first marketed product. In this role, Liz led the global filings for Soliris in atypical haemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS).

Liz has over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry spanning from target identification through marketing authorization. Prior to Alexion, Liz joined Vion Pharmaceuticals (New Haven, CT) where, as a clinical research scientist, she worked to file the company’s first new drug marketing application. Prior to Vion, Liz worked as a research scientist at Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals (West Haven, CT), where she developed extensive expertise within the oncology therapeutic area and was responsible for delivering two new molecules to the clinic.

Elizabeth received her Masters of Science degree in biochemistry and cellular biology from Northeastern University (Boston, MA) and a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Assumption College (Worcester, MA). A life-long resident of Connecticut, Liz, along with her husband and two children, currently resides in Cheshire.