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Carol Gallagher, Pharm.D.

Dr. Gallagher is a Venture Partner at NEA. Dr. Gallagher is a proven entrepreneur, operator and more recently investor with over 30 years of experience in commercial, drug development and business development roles. Prior to joining NEA she was a Venture Partner with Frazier Healthcare.  Since 2011, she has served as an independent director on multiple boards of biopharma companies. From 2008-2011, Dr. Gallagher was president and CEO of Calistoga Pharmaceuticals which developed the first-in-class therapeutic now marketed by Gilead as ZYDELIG.  Prior to Calistoga Pharmaceuticals, she had a long career with various operating roles at both large and small biopharma companies.  She also serves as a director at AtaraBio, Certara, Chromacode, PIONYR Immunotherapeutics, Qpex BioPharma, T Rex Bio, and Turning Point Therapeutics.