MEEX Speaker

LIRAS Jennifer, PhD

LIRAS Jennifer, PhD

Vice President Pharmacokinetics, Dynamics and Metabolism Department, Pfizer Inc. Cambridge, MA


Dr. Jennifer Liras is the Pharmacokinetics, Dynamics, and Metabolism Portfolio Lead at Pfizer, Inc.  She has more than 20 years of experience leading scientists responsible for characterizing and optimizing the pharmacokinetic properties of large and small molecule drugs.  She has a successful record of drug discovery and development across the portfolio in Cardiovascular Metabolic and Endocrine Diseases (CVMED), Antibacterials, Inflammation and Immunology, Neuroscience, Oncology and Rare Disease therapeutic areas.   She has dedicated her career to advancing predictive ADME sciences and most recently in tissue targeting, where she was instrumental in the development of predictive capabilities in brain penetration of efflux substrates.  Jenny received a Ph.D. in organic chemistry in 1995 from The University of Texas at Austin and conducted her postdoctoral research in enzymology at Brandeis University.