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Pfizer's Centers for Therapeutic Innovation for NIH Researchers

Joint NIH-Pfizer CTI Steering Committee

The CTI network pairs leading researchers with Pfizer resources to pursue scientific and medical advances through joint therapeutic development. The NIH-Pfizer CTI collaboration is governed by a steering committee with equal representation from NIH and Pfizer. The committee selects research projects and makes decisions about their progress.

Co-Chairs

Anthony J. Coyle, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer
Centers for Therapeutic Innovation
Pfizer Worldwide Research & Development
Boston, Massachusetts

Anton Simeonov, Ph.D.
Scientific Director
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Members

Jeremy Gale, Ph.D.
‎Executive Director
Inflammation and Remodeling
Pfizer Worldwide Biotherapeutics Research & Development
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Ronald N. Germain, M.D., Ph. D.
Chief, Laboratory of Systems Biology
Chief, Lymphocyte Biology Section
Acting Chief, Laboratory of Immunology
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Raffit Hassan, M.D.
Co-Chief
Thoracic and Gastrointestinal Oncology Branch
Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

John J. O’Shea, M.D.
Scientific Director
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Nick Pullen, Ph.D.
Senior Director and Head of Emerging Sciences
Immunology and Inflammation Research Unit
Pfizer, Inc.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Will Somers, Ph.D.
Vice President and Head
Global BioTherapeutics
Pfizer Worldwide Research & Development
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Non-Voting Liaisons

Lili Portilla, M.P.A.
Director of Strategic Alliances
Office of Strategic Alliances
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Samantha O’Connor, M.B.A.
Executive Director and Head
Strategy and Business Planning
Centers for Therapeutic Innovation
Pfizer Worldwide Research & Development
Boston, Massachusetts

Last updated: 09-05-2017
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