President, MedImmune and Executive Vice President
Bahija was appointed Executive Vice-President, MedImmune in January 2013 and is responsible for biologics research and development activities. Bahija is tasked with advancing the biologics pipeline of medicines. She joined MedImmune in 2006 as Vice-President, Translational Sciences and has held roles of increasing responsibility at AstraZeneca. Prior to joining AstraZeneca, Bahija worked with Chiron Corporation, where she served as Vice-President, Drug Assessment and Development. Bahija received a Master’s degree in biology from l’Université de Paris VII and her doctorate in physiology from l’Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI. She conducted her post-doctoral research at the Max-Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried, Germany. She is the President of the Board of Directors of the Association for Women in Science and she is also on the Board of Trustees of the Johns Hopkins University.