Data Science Career Talk with Patrick Loerch (PhD Harvard), Gilead Sciences [hosted by Career Advising & Professional Development at MIT]


Thursday, January 28, 2021, 4:00pm to 5:00pm



All Students and Post-Docs: RSVP Here

"RSVP and attend this virtual program to explore data science careers in the bio-pharma industry and gain insight on how data and data science principles are applied for drug discovery.

About Patrick Loerch

Patrick Loerch has over 20 years of experience in data sciences, real world evidence and genomics research spanning all phases of R&D within the pharmaceutical industry. Dr Loerch currently serves as Senior Vice President, Data Sciences and Biometrics at Gilead Sciences. In addition to oversight of the existing Biometrics, Clinical Bioinformatics and Epidemiology organizations, Dr. Loerch is accountable for the build out and integration of Real-World Evidence and Data Sciences capabilities to accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of new medicines. Dr. Loerch’s prior roles include leadership positions at Johnson & Johnson, Celgene and Merck. He began his career at Rosetta Inpharmatics, a genomics start-up in Seattle, WA that was later acquired by Merck. Dr. Loerch received his PhD in Biostatistics from the Harvard University and his BS in Biochemistry from Washington State University.

About Gilead Sciences

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. Gilead strives to transform and simplify care for people with life-threatening illnesses around the world. Gilead's portfolio of products and pipeline of investigational drugs includes treatments for HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer, inflammatory and respiratory diseases, and cardiovascular conditions. The company’s global headquarters is in Foster City, CA, and employs more than 12,000 worldwide. For more information about internship and full-time opportunities visit"


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