Akebia Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from Phase 2 Study of Vadadustat in Japanese Patients with Anemia Associated with Dialysis-Dependent Chronic Kidney Disease
Karen Tubridy, PharmD joined Akebia as Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer in November 2016. Prior to joining Akebia, Ms. Tubridy served as Chief Development Officer at Eleven Biotherapeutics. Prior to joining Eleven Biotherapeutics, Ms. Tubridy served as Senior Vice President, Clinical Development and Medical Affairs of Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., a company that sold its hemophilia assets to Cangene Corporation and Baxter International in early 2013.
Prior to joining Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals, Ms. Tubridy served as Executive Director, Clinical Operations and Regulatory Affairs, Translational Medicine of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, when Taligen Therapeutics was acquired by Alexion Pharmaceuticals, and previously as Vice President of Clinical Operations and Regulatory Affairs of Taligen Therapeutics. Prior to that, Ms. Tubridy served as Vice President of Clinical Operations, Hemophilia at Biogen Idec, Inc. Ms. Tubridy received a B.S. and a Pharm.D. from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences (MCPHS). Ms. Tubridy is a member of the Board of Trustees at MCPHS University.