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Robert Shaw, MS, MBA

Extensive Cell and Gene Therapy Experience

Career Highlights

  • 30+ years of international management experience in the biopharmaceutical and cell therapy areas in both small, upstart organizations and large mature corporations 

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific, he had responsibilities for their Technical Services Organization, their Cell Culture and Cell Therapy business, and initially their product management for the BioProduction Division following the acquisition of Life Technologies

  • Senior positions at Progenitor Cell Therapy (PCT), Millipore (now MilliporeSigma), Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Univax Biologics (NABI) and Sanofi-Pasteur

  • Awarded $3.5 million in internal venture capital at Millipore to lead initiative to launch new business in the stem cell and regenerative market areas

  • Board memberships for Ossify Biologics, the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine and the Parenteral Drug Foundation

  • Founder and Co-Chair of the Process Development Committee at the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council


  • BS, Microbiology: University of Toronto

  • MS, Virus Immunology: University of Toronto

  • MBA: Loyola University