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  • Elsa Melloni
  • Head of Pipeline Development & Preclinical Sciences
  • Zambon, Italy

Elsa Melloni is Head of Pipeline Development & Preclinical Sciences at Zambon S.p.A. headquarters in Milan, Italy, where she is responsible for leading a complex function comprising R&D Portfolio Management and Project Management, Search & Evaluation of opportunities for new projects to feed the Corporate R&D pipeline, as well as Corporate Nonclincal Development. Prior to joining Zambon, Elsa covered roles of increasing responsibility within the R&D groups of different pharmaceutical companies, as Senior Project Manager at Eurand, Associate Director of Project Management at CTI Europe and as Head of Project Management at Novuspharma, where she was responsible for implementing Project Management systems and procedures. Elsa also has direct experience with experimental work in Drug Development, having started her 25+ year career in the pharmaceutical industry as a Toxicologist at Boehringer Mannheim. Elsa holds a Master degree in Chemistry and Technology of Pharmaceuticals from the University of Milan, Italy, and an MSc in Applied Toxicology from the University of Surrey, UK.