Dr. Adda joined Enanta in June 2015. Dr. Adda is a specialist in infectious disease and has more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in all phases of global clinical research and development and commercialization. Most recently, Dr. Adda was Chief Medical Officer, VP Clinical Development, Medical and Regulatory Affairs at Transgene SA, where she led the Oncology and Infectious Disease programs since 2012. From 2006 to 2012, she was Senior Medical Director and the medical lead for the Incivek® (telaprevir) Clinical Program at Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc., where she designed the phase 2 and Phase 3 programs, and led the medical team in its successful marketing applications and registration in the USA, Canada, and, Asia. Earlier in her career, she held medical and research positions at Gilead, Triangle Pharmaceuticals and Boehringer Ingelheim, where she worked on programs for infectious diseases such as human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus.
Dr. Adda is a graduate of the University of Paris, where she received a Doctorate in Medicine, as well as a Master’s Degree in Biostatistics, and where she did post-graduate work in infectious diseases.