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Director, Radiobiology

Company: Lantheus
Location: Bedford
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionLantheus is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts with offices in New Jersey, Canada, and Sweden. For more than 60 years, Lantheus has been instrumental in pioneering the field of medical imaging and has helped physicians enhance patient care with its broad product portfolio.
Lantheus is an entrepreneurial, agile, growing organization that provides innovative diagnostics, targeted therapeutics, and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions that empower clinicians to find, fight and follow disease. At Lantheus our purpose and values guide our behaviors in all interactions and play a vital role in creating a dynamic environment that contributes to our success. Every employee is crucial to our success; we respect one another and act as one knowing that someone's health is in our hands. We believe in helping people be their best and are seeking to bring together a diverse group of individuals with different viewpoints and skill sets to be a part of a productive and inclusive team.
Summary of Role
The Director of Radiobiology will provide expertise in biological effects of radiopharmaceuticals to inform product development work at Lantheus. This person will identify key questions to be answered, find the best partners to help us answer those questions, work closely with those partners to design experiments, and translate the results of scientific research into pragmatic suggestions.
Key Responsibilities/Essential Functions


  • Provide subject matter expertise on biological effects of therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals in oncology, including effects on immune response, to guide product development decisions
  • Identify external partners in academia and industry with whom Lantheus can collaborate to advance our understanding of the mechanisms and effects of radiopharmaceuticals
  • Lead research efforts with those partners aimed at guiding Lantheus' strategy for selection of radiopharmaceuticals for development, including:

    • Expected clinical performance of various isotope and molecule combinations
    • Determination of mechanisms of action
    • Potential for effective combination therapies with radiopharmaceuticals, such as immuno-oncology
    • Translation of animal model results to clinical studies

    • Work closely with other Lantheus departments, such as Research & Pharmaceutical Development, Clinical Development, and Medical Affairs to prioritize research areas and approaches
    • Present research findings and implications to both internal and external audiences

      Basic Qualifications

      • PhD in a relevant scientific area such as molecular biology, cell biology, or immunology
      • 10+ years of experience in radiopharmaceuticals, either in industry or academia

        Preferred Skills and Experience

        • Education or experience in immunology
        • Education or experience in cancer biology
        • Design and conduct of animal model studies of radiopharmaceutical therapies
        • Product development

          Core Values:
          The ideal candidate will embody Lantheus core values:

          • Let people be their best
          • Respect one another and act as one
          • Learn, adapt, and win
          • Know someone's health is in our hands
          • Own the solution and make it happen




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