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Wes Kim

Affiliation:

The Pew Charitable Trusts

Contact:

Phone: +1 202-336-9511
Email: wkim@pewtrusts.org
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Key words:

SPARK, policy, advocacy

Keywords:

product development strategies, policy

Expertise:

Wes leads efforts to spur the innovation of new antibiotics for Pew’s antibiotic resistance project. His work focuses on research and policies that will help to advance antibiotic discovery and development. Before joining Pew, Kim was a management consultant in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry, advising clients on research and development strategy and operations, with a focus on infectious diseases. His clients included multinational companies, philanthropic and donor organizations, U.S. government agencies, and nongovernmental organizations. Before that, he was a scientist at a biotech startup, where he led development of a diagnostic kit for breast cancer.

Role in the network:

The Pew Trust is focussed on re-invigorating the pipelines for antibiotics, particularly those that target Gram-negative pathogens, through targeted initiatives including SPARK and economic incentives

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