Partnerships in Drug Delivery Speakers

Barbara Lueckel, PhD

Global Business Development Director, Roche Partnering Innovation


Barbara is a Global Business Development Director in the Innovation Partnering group in Roche Partnering, where she focuses on novel therapeutic modalities as well as discovery platforms and early stage programs in oncology. Barbara joined Roche in 2007 as a Global Drug Delivery Evaluator in Formulation Research, and transitioned to Roche Partnering in 2012. During her time at Roche, Barbara has been responsible for more than fifty feasibility study agreements and 6 major research collaboration and license agreements, for several of which she is still actively involved as alliance manager.

Prior to Roche, Barbara worked at Novartis for ten years both on formulation development of poorly soluble molecules as well as on evaluation of reformulation opportunities as potential line extensions based on external drug delivery technologies.

She is trained as a pharmacist with a PhD from the University of Basel.

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