Mahmoud Ghazzi, MD, PhD
Dr. Mahmoud Ghazzi is an experienced Physician Scientist with extensive leadership experience across Phase 1-4 of drug development at Warner-Lambert/Pfizer, GSK, and Daiichi Sankyo.
Over the past 25 years, he has held several executive leadership roles that cover the spectrum of Drug Development including President, Global Development Head, Chief Medical Advisor, Medicine Development Center Head, and Therapeutic Area Head. His most recent role was President, Daiichi-Sankyo Pharmaceutical Development, and Global Development Head, Daiichi-Sankyo Research & Development.
Throughout his career, Dr. Ghazzi has developed portfolios, managed drug development pipelines globally, and advised and led therapeutic area strategies, resources, and talents. He has managed team leaders, physicians, scientists, regulatory strategists, and project managers. Dr. Ghazzi has been responsible for several Global Regulatory submissions and participated in regulatory interactions including Advisory Committee Meetings.
At MMS, Dr. Ghazzi supports internal teams and MMS clients with clinical and regulatory strategy and execution particularly in the areas of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. He provides independent expert advice for Clinical Development, Regulatory, Safety and Pharmacovigilance, and portfolio strategy including support for drug safety monitoring boards. Dr. Ghazzi earned his MD from the School of Medicine at Damascus University in Syria and a MPH degree, as well as a Ph.D. in Bioengineering, from the University of Michigan.