Senior Vice President
United States of America
Dr Keith James joined Ferring in 2012 and is the President of Ferring Research Institute in San Diego, and the Senior Vice-President R&D. He graduated from Imperial College in London and received his Ph.D. in chemistry from Cambridge University. He also spent two years as a NATO Research Fellow at Stanford University, California and Columbia University, New York before beginning his drug discovery career.
Keith has spent his career in pharmaceutical R&D, having worked 29 years for Pfizer both in Europe and the United States. Prior to joining Ferring he also held the post of Visiting Professor at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla. He has led research programs across many therapeutic areas, both delivering clinical candidates and in many cases leading these into early development.