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Ron Blackman, PhD

Ron is a Senior Project Manager focusing on novel therapeutics at the Boston Biomedical Innovation Center (B-BIC). He has held leadership roles for the past 25 years in biotech and academia. Before coming to B-BIC, Ron was Head of R&D at OvaScience developing new technologies to improve success rates in the IVF clinic. Prior to that, he was Director of Translational Biology at Synta Pharmaceuticals, leading both the preclinical biology and clinical biomarker research programs for oncology therapeutics. At Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Ron focused on developing genomic technologies and their use in pre-clinical studies of oncology and antifungal drugs. Ron’s previous experience in program management was at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard where he had operational responsibility for a proteomics platform investigating biomarkers for clinical and research use. Ron completed his PhD and post-doc at Harvard University and received his BS from UCLA.