Clinical Development Leader @ Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute
Executive Vice President / Head of Development - Infectious Diseases @ Evotec
Associate Vice President / Head of Development, Infectious Diseases Therapeutic Area @ Sanofi
Charles Wells currently serves as Senior Medical Director for Otsuka Novel Products, having joined the company in May 2007 to support efforts for developing delamanid for the treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) which recently received marketing authorization in the European Union and in Japan. Prior to joining Otsuka, he served as Chief of the International Research and
Charles Wells currently serves as Senior Medical Director for Otsuka Novel Products, having joined the company in May 2007 to support efforts for developing delamanid for the treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) which recently received marketing authorization in the European Union and in Japan. Prior to joining Otsuka, he served as Chief of the International Research and Programs Branch of the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for nearly 7 years. The branch he led at CDC conducted extensive epidemiologic, clinical, and diagnostics research on tuberculosis (TB) and HIV and provided direct technical assistance internationally for implementation and scale up of disease control programs for TB, TB/HIV, and MDR-TB.
He began his work in infectious diseases and tuberculosis in 1995 while at CDC and has remained in the field since that time. In addition to his current work with Otsuka Novel Products and his previous work at CDC, he spent nearly 2 years working on new drug development for TB at PathoGenesis Corporation in Seattle, Washington, in the late 1990s. During his years working in global health and disease control and in product development for neglected disease like TB, he has worked in many countries including Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Philippines, India, Russia, the Baltic countries, Egypt, South Africa, Botswana, Ethiopia, Brazil, Peru, and Mexico, among others.
Senior Medical Director - Otsuka Novel Products @ Pharmaceutical research and development From May 2011 to Present (4 years 7 months) Rockville, MarylandMedical Director @ Worked as clinical development scientist managing phase 1, phase 2 and phase 3 trials From May 2007 to May 2011 (4 years 1 month) Rockville, MarylandChief, International Research and Programs Branch, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination @ From November 1999 to May 2007 (7 years 7 months) Greater Atlanta AreaAssociate Medical Director @ Worked as clinical development scientist on phase 1 and phase 2 clinical trials From July 1998 to November 1999 (1 year 5 months) Seattle, WashingtonClinical Research Associate @ Worked as a one-year contract CRA on phase 2 development project From June 1988 to May 1989 (1 year) Research Triangle Park, NC
Infectious Diseases Clinical Fellowship @ Emory University From 1997 to 1998 Fellowship training program, Epidemiology @ Epidemic Intelligence Service - U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention From 1995 to 1997 Internal Medicine Residency Program @ Emory University From 1992 to 1995 Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Medicine @ University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill From 1987 to 1992 Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Chemical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude @ North Carolina State University From 1983 to 1987 Charles Wells is skilled in: Pharmaceutical Industry, Clinical Development, Clinical Trials, Regulatory Submissions, IND, CRO, Global Health, public health, Emerging Infectious..., Public Health, Prevention, Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Medical Devices, ICH-GCP, Drug Development, Biotechnology, Outcomes Research, Molecular Biology, Hematology, Therapeutic Areas, FDA, Psychiatry, Medical Affairs, Health Policy, Health Economics, Market Access, Neuroscience, Healthcare, Clinical Research, Pharmacovigilance, EDC, Diabetes, Biostatistics, Medical Education, Clinical Pharmacology, Translational Medicine, Hospitals, Biopharmaceuticals, Technical Assistance, Epidemiology, Microbiology, Lifesciences, Clinical Study Design, Hardware Diagnostics, Internal Medicine, Immunology, Sop, Clinical Monitoring, GCP
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