B. Kim Lee Sim
United States of America
Dr. Sim, has been associated with Sanaria since its inception, and is a member of the board of Sanaria. She is also President and Chief Scientific Officer of Protein Potential LLC (www.proteinpotential.com), a vaccine development company, which she founded in 2003. Dr. Sim did her undergraduate (B.Sc., Honors, First Class) and graduate studies (M.Sc., Ph.D.) at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. After a post doctoral fellowship in molecular biology at Harvard School of Public Health, she was a research scientist at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and an adjunct faculty at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, a research assistant professor at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, and an Expert at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH. In 1993 Dr. Sim left the NIH to join a start up company, EntreMed Inc, as Research Director of Molecular Biology, and in 1999 she was appointed Vice President Pre-Clinical Research and Development. At EntreMed, Dr. Sim established and managed the development program for anti-angiogenic proteins for the therapy of cancer, and developed the process that led to the cGMP manufacture of tens of kilograms of recombinant Angiostatin and Endostatin, two anti-angiogenic proteins that entered Phase II clinical trials. Dr. Sim has published more than 85 scientific papers, and has 7 issued and more than 15 pending patents.