Nneka Okere

Nurix Therapeutics

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Nneka is the Director of Pharmacovigilance (PV) at Nurix Therapeutics. She is a Registered Nurse with master’s degrees in Nursing and HealthCare Administration and has close to 20 years of combined experience in the healthcare and pharma industry. She began her pharmaceutical industry career 11 years ago and has worked in large pharma to small/medium biotech’s.

She has extensive experience in multiple therapeutic areas such as oncology, rare disease, gene and cell therapy. Nneka leads a team that oversees all PV activities for multi-phase Oncology studies. She has great knowledge and experience in developing PV systems and processes, safety risk management, signal detection, vendor management, and global case management.

She enjoys volunteering her time to mentor internal and external colleagues. She also currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Communications Committee for Women in Bio (WIB), Philadelphia Chapter and has presented several times at the World Drug Safety Congress Americas.

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