Deb LadenheimTitle: Mentor-in-Residence
Assistant: Debbie Watkins
Assistant Phone: 734.764.4290
Deborah has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for over 25 years in both small biotechnology companies as well as big pharma as a regulatory strategist. She currently owns her own consulting business where she advises companies in the US and abroad. Previously, Deborah was a senior consultant at Catalyst Regulatory Services and served as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at Athersys Inc, a biotechnology company focused on developing novel allogeneic stem cell therapies for the treatment of indications with unmet medical need. Prior to Athersys, she was Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at Avidimer Inc., a startup biotechnology company developing nanotherapeutic solutions to drug delivery and worked at Pfizer Inc and Glaxo in positions of increasing responsibility up to Global Regulatory Leader. She holds a B. Pharm. in Pharmacy from the University of Wales, UK and a Ph.D. in Pharmacy from the University of Brighton, UK.
Deborah lives in Dexter, MI where she enjoys playing tennis, running and Zumba.