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Barbara Natke, Ph.D.

Vice President, Business Development

Barbara Natke serves as Vice President of Business Development and bringing more than 20 years of Biotech/Pharma experience to AVEO.  Prior to joining AVEO, Dr. Natke served as the Vice President of Business Development at Samyang Biopharm, USA where she was responsible for creating a pipeline of transformative oncology therapies for the newly established US entity of the Samyang Holdings Corporation.  Prior to Samyang, Dr. Natke served in a variety of roles of increasing responsibility in the Shire/Takeda organization including Scientific Director and Due Diligence Lead.  Before making the transition to the business side of the Pharma industry, Barbara spent 8 years running laboratory groups at Genzyme/Sanofi following her post-doctoral studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Dr. Natke holds a PhD in Biochemistry from Boston University School of Medicine and an MBA from Babson College.