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Medical Director Clinical Development


Cutting-edge biotechnology company specializing in the development of AAV retinal gene therapies.

Role outline:

As the Medical Director of Clinical Development, you will play a pivotal role in driving the clinical development of our AAV retinal gene therapies. You will leverage your MD qualification, ophthalmology expertise, and hands-on experience in early-phase/translation studies to guide the clinical strategy and execution. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic team that is revolutionizing the field of gene therapies and making a meaningful impact on patients’ lives.


  • Provide medical leadership and strategic direction for the development of AAV retinal gene therapies, from early-phase through translation to clinical trials.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with internal teams and external partners to design and execute clinical development plans.
  • Review and interpret clinical trial data, ensuring the highest scientific and medical standards are met.
  • Act as a key liaison with regulatory agencies, participating in discussions and submissions as needed.
  • Contribute to the preparation of clinical study documents, including protocols, investigator brochures, and clinical study reports.
  • Engage in KOL interactions, medical education, and scientific communication related to the company’s products and therapeutic areas.
  • Stay current with advancements in the field of gene therapies and ophthalmology to provide strategic insights.


  • Medical Doctor (MD) qualification is required.
  • Significant experience in ophthalmology, preferably with a focus on retinal diseases.
  • Proven track record in clinical development, with hands-on experience in early-phase and translation studies.
  • Understanding of gene therapies and related technologies is a plus.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, with the ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams.
  • Prior experience in interacting with regulatory agencies is desirable.
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