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Charles M. Baum


life sciences
Array Bio Pharma Inc
United States of America

Biography

 Dr. Baum has served as a member of our Board of Directors since April 2014. Dr. Baum has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mirati since 2012. Previously, he was the Senior Vice President for Clinical Research within Pfizer's Worldwide Research & Development division. Dr. Baum had worked at Pfizer from 2003 until he joined Mirati in 2012, taking on roles of increasing responsibility, including Vice President and Head of Oncology Development and Chief Medical Officer for Pfizer's Biotherapeutics and Bioinnovation Center, a Pfizer division comprised of small biotech research units. During his tenure at Pfizer he was responsible for the development of the company’s oncology portfolio, including the tyrosine kinase inhibitors Sutent® (sunitinib), Inlyta® (axitinib) and Xalkori® (crizotinib). Prior to joining Pfizer, Dr. Baum was responsible for the Phase I-IV development of several oncology compounds at Schering-Plough, including Temodar® (temozolomide). Dr. Baum received his M.D. and Ph.D. (Immunology) degrees from the Washington University School of Medicine and did his post-graduate work at Stanford University, where he completed his medical training and conducted research on human bone marrow stem cells with Dr. Irving Weissman. Dr. Baum was granted research support by the National Institutes of Health and the American Cancer Society, published more than 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts, and holds a number of patents and patent applications.

Research Interest

 Dr. Baum has served as a member of our Board of Directors since April 2014. Dr. Baum has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mirati since 2012. Previously, he was the Senior Vice President for Clinical Research within Pfizer's Worldwide Research & Development division. Dr. Baum had worked at Pfizer from 2003 until he joined Mirati in 2012, taking on roles of increasing responsibility, including Vice President and Head of Oncology Development and Chief Medical Officer for Pfizer's Biotherapeutics and Bioinnovation Center, a Pfizer division comprised of small biotech research units. During his tenure at Pfizer he was responsible for the development of the company’s oncology portfolio, including the tyrosine kinase inhibitors Sutent® (sunitinib), Inlyta® (axitinib) and Xalkori® (crizotinib). Prior to joining Pfizer, Dr. Baum was responsible for the Phase I-IV development of several oncology compounds at Schering-Plough, including Temodar® (temozolomide). Dr. Baum received his M.D. and Ph.D. (Immunology) degrees from the Washington University School of Medicine and did his post-graduate work at Stanford University, where he completed his medical training and conducted research on human bone marrow stem cells with Dr. Irving Weissman. Dr. Baum was granted research support by the National Institutes of Health and the American Cancer Society, published more than 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts, and holds a number of patents and patent applications.

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