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Dawn Parsell, PhD

Executive Vice President, Clinical Development

Dr. Dawn Parsell has served as our Executive Vice President of Clinical Development since February 2020 and was previously our Senior Vice President of Clinical Development since August 2018. Dr. Parsell has over 26 years of biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry experience, where she has been involved in the successful development and approval of nine FDA-approved drugs. She served as an independent regulatory consultant to the industry from 2001 to 2018, providing strategic and tactical clinical and regulatory support to her clients, including assisting in the design and implementation of Tricida’s TRC101 development program since 2014. From 1994 to 2001, Dr. Parsell worked at Connetics Corporation in discovery, clinical development and regulatory affairs positions, most recently as Director of Regulatory Affairs. Dr. Parsell received a B.S. in Biochemistry and Genetics/Cell Biology with Distinction from the University of Minnesota, a Ph.D. in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and completed a post-doctoral research fellowship at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at The University of Chicago.