Mike Burgess M.D., Ph.D. has been appointed senior vice president of Discovery Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology at Bristol-Myers Squibb. He reports to Francis Cuss, senior vice president, Research, R&D, and will be a member of the Research Senior Leadership Team.
Prior to joining the company, Dr. Burgess was interim head of Hoffman La-Roche’s Pharma Research and Early Development organization, and previously led the Oncology Discovery and Translational Area. Before joining Roche, Dr. Burgess was a medical fellow at Eli Lilly and Co.
“As a physician scientist with a Ph.D. in molecular biology, clinical experience in pediatrics and pediatric oncology, and extensive pharmaceutical industry and leadership experience, I believe Mike will be an important addition to our research and development organization,” said Dr. Cuss. “Mike’s broad clinical expertise, cross-therapeutic global team leadership and proven operational excellence will enable Bristol-Myers Squibb to continue to execute its strategy of ensuring sustainable delivery of an innovative pipeline of new medicines for patients.”