“Fortune favors the prepared mind.”  Louis Pasteur

Select Achievements and Experience

NatBioProteinDeliverySemple Dr. Tracy receives the CRS Distinguished Service Award in July 2013 from CRS President, Prof. I. Tucker (left), and Immediate Past President, Prof. K. Kataoka (right)

  • Advanced nine medicines to the clinic, four of which have been commercialized:
    • Nutropin® Depot (protein)
    • Risperdal® Consta (small molecule)
    • Vivitrol® (small molecule)
    • Bydureon® (peptide)
  • At Alkermes, Inc., developed the first long-acting protein approved by the FDA and commercialized (Nutropin® Depot)
  • Led an international alliance of academic and industry partners while at Alnylam, Inc. that brought new nanotechnology-based RNA products to the clinic and enabled human clinical proof of concept for RNAi and a growing pipeline of RNA-based clinical programs
    • Advanced the first dual targeted RNAi based therapeutic to the clinic
  • Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) www.aimbe.org
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University
  • Education
    • Greater Boston Executive Program, MIT-Sloan School of Management
    • Ph.D., Chemistry, Stanford University
    • M.S., Chemical Engineering, Stanford University (Tau Beta Pi Fellow)
    • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois (Summa cum Laude)
BioConsulting Briefs
Mark Tracy Receives CRS Distinguished Service Award
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Interview with Mark Tracy
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Good review practices for INDs
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Approval of Kynamro
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