Fred Kamal, Ph.D., now serves as our Chief Operating Officer in addition to continuing in his role as Chief Technical Officer, which he assumed in October 2018. Dr. Kamal previously served as Senior Vice President of Quality and Regulatory CMC for AveXis Inc., a gene therapy company, from May 2017 through August 2018. Prior to AveXis, Dr. Kamal served as the Vice President of Quality for Juno Therapeutics from May 2015 through April 2017 and prior to that Dr. Kamal served as the Vice President of Quality and Regulatory CMC for Intermune Inc. from January 2013 through March 2015.
Dr. Kamal received his B.S. in Chemistry from San Jose State University in 1986. Dr. Kamal received his M.Sc. in Chemistry from The American University in 2000. He received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from The American University in 2003.