Bio-Manguinhos / Fiocruz, Brazil

Business Development Manager

Perla is a pharmaceutical professional with over 20 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry, including roles at Merck, Glaxo, start-ups like Biozeus and Extracta, and pharmacies like Dermatus, PhD, and Avena. She specializes in management, drug development, and innovation, with a focus on respiratory chronic diseases, glaucoma, and other indications. Perla has 2 patents and has published 6 scientific articles. Her expertise includes prospecting and analyzing new businesses, public-private partnerships, and technology transfer projects. Currently, Perla is Head of Business Development at Bio-Manguinhos/Fiocruz, holds a Ph.D. in Cellular and Molecular Biology from Fiocruz, a Master’s in Chemistry & Biodiversity from UFGD, and an MBA in Business Management. Bio-Manguinhos plays a strategic role for the Brazilian Ministry of Health as the main supplier of immunobiologics, including vaccines, biologics, and IVD, with technology development and manufacturing processes.

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