SVP Global Medical Affairs

Dr. Jessel has over 15 years of pharmaceutical, biotechnology and drug development experience and has proven expertise in building effective Medical Affairs infrastructure, launch and product lifecycle strategies. She is passionate about innovation that improves unmet medical need and enhancing the accessibility and comprehensibility of complex medical and scientific information. 

Mary has led successful product launches at Ionis Pharmaceuticals and Akcea, drug development at Alcamena Stem Cell Therapeutics, and drug development research at the University of California, San Francisco in leukodystrophies.

Mary holds a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Michigan and MBA from Portland State University.