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Simone Fishburn, PhD

Vice President and Executive Editor of BioCentury and BioCentury Innovations

BioCentury

Simone serves as VP of BioCentury Inc., and Executive Editor of BioCentury’s two weekly publications, Biocentury and BioCentury Innovations. She was previously Editor of BioCentury Innovations, and prior to that was a senior editor for SciBX: Science-Business eXchange, a joint publication between BioCentury and Nature Publishing Group. Simone also serves as an advisor on two university translational programs: the CTSI Catalyst program at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and the SPARK program at Stanford University. Prior to joining BioCentury in 2013, Simone spent nine years in preclinical drug development at Nektar Therapeutics, where she headed the Pain program as director of translational research, and two years at Exponent Inc., where she assisted small and large biotechs on a range of scientific projects. Before entering the industry, Simone spent eight years in academia, first as a post-doc at UCSF and then performing research at the Weizmann Institute of Science. Simone is also active in programs to advance women's careers; she is a Board member of Women In Bio and served as president from 2013-2014. She is a Fulbright scholar, and holds a Ph.D. in molecular pharmacology from the Weizmann, and an M.A. and B.A. in pharmacology from Cambridge University.

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