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Joe Hughes
Chief Scientist, VP, Process and Analytical Development, Analytical Development at WuXi AppTec, USA


VP Technical Development and CSO. Over 30 years’ experience in virology, molecular biology, product development in pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. Oversees Process Development and QC/Technical Development Groups that assess new technologies and develop new platforms as well as develops or tech transfers in new client programs primarily for Cell and Gene Therapies. Co-chair for PDA Committee and serves on other industry committees on viral safety. Regularly presents at Cell and Gene Therapy conferences, such as MIT’s Manufacturing Forum. Ph.D. in Microbiology-Virology from Northwestern.