Dr. Angela Cacace serves as Senior Vice President of Neuroscience and Platform Biology at Arvinas. Dr. Cacace brings more than two decades of biopharmaceutical research and pharmacology experience, contributing to four marketed drugs and over 18 development candidates. Previously, Dr. Cacace served as the Vice President of Biology at Fulcrum Therapeutics, where she built the biology platform and delivered the first development candidate for the treatment of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD). Additionally, Dr. Cacace was the Director of Neuroscience and Genetically Defined Diseases at Bristol Myers Squibb, where she spearheaded alternative therapeutic modalities and was a co-inventor on several development candidates. Throughout her time at Bristol Myers Squibb, she was responsible for building research-wide teams and initiatives, including the Lead Profiling Function, GPCR High Throughput Screening Team and the Cellular Resource Team. While serving as a Sr. Principal Scientist in Cancer Biology at Pfizer, together with her team, she discovered a novel anti-angiogenic antibody development candidate.
Dr. Cacace received her B.S. in Biology from Fairfield University, Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Columbia University and completed her postdoctoral research in Oncology at Bristol Myers Squibb and the National Cancer Institute.