Kanya
Speaker

Kanya Rajangam, MD,PhD

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER, NKARTA THERAPEUTICS
Kanya Rajangam, MD, PhD joined Nkarta as Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer in 2018 to lead all clinical development activities. Dr. Rajangam most recently served as Chief Medical Officer at Atara Biotherapeutics where she was responsible for the development of allogeneic and autologous T-cell therapies for oncology, neurology and infectious disease. Prior to Atara, she was Chief Medical Officer of Cleave Biosciences, where she led clinical development of the company’s oncology pipeline. Dr. Rajangam also served in roles with increasing responsibilities at Onyx and Exelixis, during which time she contributed to various stages of development and/or approval of multiple oncology drugs including Kyprolis®, Cotellic® and Cometriq®/Cabometyx®. Dr. Rajangam, a general surgeon, received a medical degree from St. Johns’ Medical College in India. She also received a PhD in biomedical cell and tissue engineering from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.
Speaking In
8:30 AM - 9:40 AM
Tuesday, October 22
As the industry continues to do revolutionary research on cancer, a host of new treatment options…