Praveen Marapaka

Praveen Marapaka, Ph.D., is SVP, Global Regulatory Affairs at Acrivon Therapeutics, Inc. Prior to joining Acrivon, he held senior leadership roles at Merck KGaA, AstraZeneca, BICARA Therapeutics and was accountable for driving regulatory strategies for company’s product portfolio, leading to approvals of many oncology and immuno-oncology products. He has effectively led global teams at Schering-Plough, and other pharmaceutical companies, managing all aspects of a product life cycle, from pre-clinical to post-approval. He holds a Ph.D. in chemistry, was the Principal Investigator for several NIH grants (Oncology, CV and Neurology therapeutic area), a research fellow at Washington University, St. Louis and a Royal Society Fellow in the UK.