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Vice President, Head of Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance at Akebia Therapeutics

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Dennis Vargo's Work Experience


Vice President and Head of Pharmacovigilance

Takeda Oncology

Global Safety Lead, Early Oncology

March 2017 to Present

Akebia Therapeutics

Vice President, Head of Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance

November 2018 to Present

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Dennis Vargo's Education

Indiana University School of Medicine

January 1981 to January 1985

Brandeis University

January 1978 to January 1980

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Akebia Therapeutics

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About Dennis Vargo

💼 Past Experience

Dennis Vargo has aBackground in Pharmacovigilance and safe drug distribution.Dennis Vargo has a background in pharmacovigilance, havingorship of Safety and Pharmacovigilance at Akebia Therapeutics from early in their history. Their Safety and Pharmacovigilance Lead at Takeda Oncology, and their Vice President and Head of Pharmacovigilance at TESARO, Inc. Also, he has a background in early Oncology at Takeda. He joined Takeda Oncology in July 2008 as the Global Safety Lead for their Early Oncology segment. He was responsible for developing, QC’ing and enforcing policies and procedures for the Early Oncology division, as well as leading and managing a joint effort with Pfizer with others in the division to investigate and prevent serious safety incidents. He was also responsible for leading a safety risk management team and watchdog for the division, responsible for conducting surveillance and data analysis to detect potential safety risks. Additionally, he was also responsible for developing and implementing National Drug Safety Programs (NDSPs) for the division. In January 2001, he joined Clovis Oncology as the Vice President, Pharmacovigilance. He was responsible for all aspects of Pharmacovigilance, from plan development and revision to achievements and corrective actions. He held this position untilJune 2014 when he joined Akebia Therapeutics as the Vice President, Head of Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance. In this role, Dennis Vargo is responsible for all aspects of Akebia’s drug safety strategy, taking into account scientific and clinicalevidence when making decisions about drug products and their distribution. As Safety and Pharmacovigilance Lead at Akebia, DennisVargo is also responsible for ensuring the safety of their products while they are in production and distribution, as well as conducting safety audits of their products post-market. He is also responsible for wife, Tripleplay, and 3 children.

🎓 Education

Dennis Vargo holds a B.S. from Indiana University School of Medicine in 2006. Dennis Vargo then completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Oncology at Brandeis University in 2009. Dennis Vargo's Postdoctoral Fellowship in Oncology focused on the study of metastatic melanoma.

💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills

Dennis Vargo is a Vice President, Head of Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance at Akebia Therapeutics. Global Safety Lead, Early Oncology at Takeda Oncology. Vice President and Head of Pharmacovigilance at TESARO, Inc. Vice President and Head of US Drug Safety at UCB from July 2008 to August 2009. Senior Director, Safety Risk Management at Pfizer from January 2001 to January 2009. Director, Clinical Pharmacology at AstraZeneca from January 1991 to January 2001. Vice President, Pharmacovigilance at Clovis Oncology from June 2014 to May 2015. Pharmaceutical Safety Consultant at Pharmaceutical Safety Consultant from January 2013 to May 2014. Head of Pharmacovigilance at AVEO Pharmaceuticals from March 2010 to January 2013.Dennis Vargo has over 15 years of experience in the industry as a safety risk management expert, Pharmacovigilance consultant, and head of drug safety at companies such as Akebia, Takeda, UCB, Pfizer, and Clovis.

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