Researcher Bios

Learn more about the backgrounds, scientific pursuits and personal interests of the members of our research team. These individuals are committed to pursuing Bristol Myers Squibb’s goal of discovering, developing and delivering transformational medicines to patients.

Beatrice Anduze-Faris, M.D.

Vice President, Global Clinical Compliance & Continuous Improvement (GCC&CI), Global Development Operations, Central New Jersey

Michaela Bowden

Director, Translational Biology

Cynthia Brogdon, RN, Ph.D.

Head, Oncology Portfolio Strategy, Oncology Medical

Edgar Charles, M.D.

Clinical Development Lead, Fibrosis R&D, Central New Jersey

Sharon Cload, Ph. D.

Vice President, Molecular Discovery Technologies

Elizabeth (Liz) Colston, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Development Lead, Dermatology

Binodh DeSilva, Ph.D.

Vice President, Lead, Discovery and Optimization, Small Molecule Drug Discovery, Central New Jersey

Teresa (Teri) Foy, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, Research and Early Development Immuno-Oncology and Cell Therapy  

Josh Hansen, Ph.D.

Director, Chemistry, San Diego, CA

Mary Beth Harler, M.D. 

Senior Vice President, Head of Immunology & Fibrosis Development, Global Drug Development,  Princeton, New Jersey 

Melissa Harris, B.Sc, PharmD

Vice President and Head of Fibrosis Development, Central New Jersey

Kristen M. Hege, M.D.

Senior Vice President, Early Clinical Development, Oncology/Hematology and Cell Therapy 

Evan Janovitz

Director of Pathology, Discovery Toxicology , Central New Jersey

Debbie Law (DPhil)

Senior Vice President, Head, Tumor Microenvironment Thematic Research Center, Redwood City, California



Emma Lees, Ph.D.

Vice President, & Site Head of R&D, Oncology Discovery, Cambridge, MA

Mark Rolfe, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, Oncogenesis Thematic Research Center

Joseph Szustakowski, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Translational Bioinformatics

Saurabh Saha, M.D., Ph.D.

SVP, Global Head of Translational Medicine, Cambridge Site Head

John Throup, BSc, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President and Head, Immunology, Cardiovascular, Fibrosis and Global Health Thematic Research Center