Neil W. Gibson, PhD

Neil brings more than 25 years of drug development experience to his role as an advisor at DTx Pharma.  He is currently the chief scientific officer, biologics at COI Pharmaceuticals, where he is responsible for the creation of novel drug discovery companies based on innovative and disruptive technologies.  Dr. Gibson has held various senior positions within the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry including senior vice president, BioAtla; chief scientific officer, Regulus Therapeutics; chief scientific officer and oncology therapeutic area head, Pfizer Oncology; and chief scientific officer, OSI Pharmaceuticals.  Dr. Gibson has been involved in the successful discovery, development, and commercialization of four approved oncology drugs, including temozolomide, sorafenib, erlotinib, and crizotinib.  Dr. Gibson has held numerous academic appointments, including associate professor, School of Pharmacy and Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, and Fogarty Fellow at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health. During his career, Dr. Gibson has served on the Experimental Therapeutics Study Section of the National Cancer Institute and has been actively involved with the American Association of Cancer Research. He is also a past president of the British Pharmaceutical Students Association. Dr. Gibson earned his Ph.D. in 1982 from the University of Aston in Birmingham, England.