Lorraine Mc Kay
- Hightstown US-NJ
- [email protected]
Senior Research Investigator with nine years pharmaceutical R&D experience. Extensive preclinical drug discovery experience in functions ranging from target identification and HTS to assay development, lead optimization and preclinical pharmacology. A proven record of successful internal and external collaboration. A natural teacher and a demonstrated leader in mentorship and professional development of direct reports and colleagues. Broad experience in vivo, in vitro and HTS in academia, government and pharma/biotech settings. Ph.D. and postdoctoral research focused on glucocorticoid physiology, including gene expression, molecular endocrinology and steroid biochemistry. Pharmaceutical research has focused on targets in Endocrine Oncology, Immunity/ Inflammation, Asthma/Allergy, Metabolic Diseases.
I am a Research Scientist in Drug Discovery focused on a broad range of targets to meet unmet medical needbut in particular, focus on immnunity/inflammation and allergy/ asthma. My work focuses on the preclinical aspects of the drug discovery process, from target validation up through nomination of a clinical candidate. This work continued in my appointment at Ligand Pharmaceuticals, who acquired Phamrmacopeia in December 2008.
Alternate Route Teacher Training Program
Substitutes for full time mentor requirment in classroom during first 20 days of classroom teaching
Focuses on classroom management and teaching techiniques