Amanda Johnston, Ph.D.

Vice President, Clinical Affairs

Amanda Johnston joined Polaris in 2010 bringing with her 20 years of drug development experience in the pharmaceutical industry. She spent over 10 years at Agouron Pharmaceuticals Inc., Warner-Lambert and Pfizer, where she led clinical and interdisciplinary project teams for oncology and ophthalmology drug candidates. Subsequently, she launched a consulting business that provided drug development services to pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Her experience encompasses drug development programs in oncology, ophthalmology, CNS and infectious disease. Dr. Johnston earned her Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the School of Pharmacy, University of London.