Dr. Volck has over 18 years of leadership experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry. She has served as the President R&D at AVROBIO Inc., a clinical stage gene therapy company since December 2018. From 2016 to 2018, she served as head of Research and Development, Rare Diseases, for GlaxoSmithKline. From 2012 to 2016, Dr. Volck served as the Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Development at Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB. Prior to this, from 2007 to 2012, she held various positions at Amgen Inc., including Executive Development Director, Bone, Neuroscience & Inflammation. From 2004 to 2007, Dr. Volck served as Nordic Medical Director and Project Director at Genzyme A/S, and from 2001 to 2004, she served as Head of Clinical Development and Medical Affairs at Pharmexa. Dr. Volck currently serves as a director for Ascendis Pharma A/S. She also served as a director for Wilson Therapeutics AB from May 2017 to May 2018 until it was acquired by Alexion Pharmaceuticals for $850 million. Dr. Volck received her M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Copenhagen University, Denmark.Birgitte Volck MD, PhD – Soleno
Developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of rare diseases.