Veterans Jobs - Senior Principal Scientist, Rare Disease, Skeletal and Cardiac Muscle in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States job in Cambridge
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As part of an industry-leading Rare Disease Research Unit (RDRU), this role will support the rare skeletal and cardiac muscle disease early portfolio projects by driving target identification, assay development and compound screening for drug candidates to test in clinical trials for rare skeletal muscle and heart diseases such as Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD).|
Reporting to the Sr Director of the Rare Skeletal & Cardiac Muscle Biology group, the candidate will supervise initially at least one lab-based scientist working to develop assays and analytical tools for DMD skeletal and cardiac muscle target ID and hit to lead screens. These projects will require interactions with Medicinal Chemists and Protein Engineers pending the modality being developed (small molecule or biologic). Also, interactions with RDRU assay development scientists to include peers working to develop similar screens. The candidate will also liaise with External Science & Innovation colleagues to assist in the prosecution of external opportunities which may assist with project needs.
Supervise at least one direct report (lab-based scientist).
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