Applied Genetic names Lanita Scott as VP of Clinical Research
Applied Genetic Technologies announced the appointments of Lanita C. Scott, M.D., to the position of Vice President of Clinical Research and Medical Affairs and Karen M. Carroll, RN, to the position of Vice President of Clinical Development Operations. Dr. Scott brings more than 20 years of experience in medical affairs to her new role, with a proven track record in strategic research, product positioning, publication planning, key opinion leader development and clinical trial design. She also led her own ophthalmology/glaucoma private practice for several years. Prior to joining AGTC, Dr. Scott served as Head, Global Strategic Research, Senior Medical Director, and Global Medical Affairs for Santen, Inc., where she successfully implemented a Global Strategic Research function, including organizational design, governance and infrastructure needs assessment and resource recommendations. In addition, Dr. Scott also served as Assistant Medical Director, Ophthalmology, for leading biotech manufacturer Genentech, Inc., Associate Medical Director, Medical Affairs, for Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Senior Medical Director, Global Medical Affairs for Allergan, Inc.