Samantha R. Miller joined Anesiva in August 2006 as vice president, business development with responsibility for managing all business and corporate development functions and in-licensing and out-licensing initiatives, as well as establishing strategic collaborations.
Prior to joining Anesiva, Ms. Miller was with Theravance, Inc. since 2002 where she most recently served as senior director of business development and as the leader of the gastrointestinal program. At Theravance, she was instrumental in the negotiation and execution of four major alliances as well as several manufacturing, in-licensing and other collaborations.
From 1999 to 2002, she served as director of business development at Nektar (formerly Inhale), and prior to that, she served as a senior director of business development at Scios Pharmaceuticals and as manager of business development at Onyx Pharmaceuticals, as well as associate product manager at Procter & Gamble and the Salk Institute of Biological Studies.
Ms. Miller received an MBA degree with a concentration in Marketing from the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business and an MS degree in molecular biology and immunology from the School of Medicine at the University of Rochester. She completed her BS degree in biochemistry and cell biology at the University of California San Diego.