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Sushma Shivaswamy
Chief Scientific Officer at XBiotech Inc.


Sushma Shivaswamy has been the Chief Scientific Officer at XBiotech since November 2017. She joined the company in 2009 and previously served as Vice President Research and Development between 2015 and 2017 and Director, R&D between 2011 and 2015. In her current role as CSO, she leads teams involved in various Research & Development projects at XBiotech including Cell Line Development, Antibody Discovery, and pre-clinical efficacy studies. In addition, Dr. Shivaswamy also oversees Manufacturing Operations at XBiotech.  Prior to joining XBiotech, Dr. Shivaswamy’s academic studies involved elucidating the mechanisms and  regulation of gene expression in eukaryotic cells.