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Peter K. Working

Senior Vice President of Research and Development

Cell Genesys Inc

HQ Phone: (650) 266-3000

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Cell Genesys Inc

500 Forbes Boulevard

South San Francisco, California 94080

United States

Company Description

Cell Genesys is focused on the development and commercialization of novel biological therapies for patients with cancer. The company is currently pursuing two clinical stage product platforms-GVAX® cancer immunotherapies and oncolytic virus therapies. On ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Senior Toxicologist and Head of the Experimental Toxicology Group

Genentech , Inc.

Director of Pharmacology and Toxicology

SEQUUS Pharmaceuticals , Inc.

Principal

WorkingAdvisors LLC

Founder and Director of Regulatory Affairs

ZoneOne Pharma

Vice President, Analytical and Nonclinical Sciences

ALZA Corporation

Affiliations

Member, Scientific Advisory Board
Alzeca Biosciences LLC

Fellow
Academy of Toxicological Sciences

Various Advisory Boards
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Board Member
American Board of Toxicology Inc

Founding Member
BioSafe

Member of the Scientific Program Committee of the Society of Toxicology and the Clinical and Regulatory Affairs Committee
American Society of Gene

Education

B.S. degrees

University of California , Davis

MA

Anatomy

University of California , San Francisco

MS

Biochemistry

University of California , Davis

Ph.D.

PhD

Human Anatomy

University of California , Davis

Web References (13 Total References)


Scientific Advisory Board | Alzeca Biosciences, LLC

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Peter Working, PhD

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He specializes in translational research in the areas of mechanisms of toxicity, nonclinical drug safety and efficacy, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacology for numerous types of products, including cell therapy, gene therapy, small molecules, nanoparticle-encapsulated drugs, and protein therapeutics and monoclonal antibodies.
Dr. Working began his career as a Staff Scientist at the Chemical Industry Institute of Toxicology (CIIT), a non-profit industry-funded research institute in Research Triangle Park, NC. He subsequently became a senior toxicologist and head of the Experimental Toxicology Group in the Department of Safety Evaluation at Genentech, Inc. From there he moved to Sequus Pharmaceuticals (formerly Liposome Technology, Inc.), where he served first as Director of Pharmacology/Toxicology and ultimately as Vice President, R&D, until the company was purchased by ALZA Corporation in 1999. At ALZA, Dr. Working served as VP of Analytical and Nonclinical Sciences until 2001, when he moved to Cell Genesys, Inc., a gene and cell therapy company focused on oncology, as Senior Vice President of Research and Development.
He is certified in General Toxicology by the American Board of Toxicology (ABT) and is a Fellow of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences. Dr. Working holds a Ph.D. in Human Anatomy and an M.S. in Biochemistry from the University of California, Davis, as well as an M.A. in Anatomy from the University of California, San Francisco, and has published over 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers, review articles and book chapters. He has served on various advisory boards, including the Board of Scientific Counselors of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (National Toxicology Program); the Board of Directors of American Board of Toxicology; the Special Emphasis Panel of the NCI RAID and NExT programs; the Scientific Program Committee of the Society of Toxicology; the Clinical and Regulatory Affairs Committee of the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy and was a founding member of BioSafe, a expert nonclinical safety advisory committee of BIO.


Cell Genesys Fact Sheet - Strategic Growth

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Peter K. Working, Ph.D. Senior Vice President, Research and Development

Cell Genesys, Inc. 500 Forbes Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94080 650.266.3000 Fax: 650.266.3010


Cell Genesys Management

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Peter K. Working, Ph.D. Senior Vice President, Research and Development


Cell Genesys Fact Sheet - Strategic Growth

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Peter K. Working, Ph.D. Senior Vice President, Research and Development


Peter Working - Cell Genesys Executive Committee - Management

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Peter K. Working, Ph.D. Senior Vice President, Research and Development

Peter K. Working, Ph.D., joined Cell Genesys in August 2001 and serves as senior vice president, research and development. Prior to joining Cell Genesys, Dr. Working was vice president of analytical and non clinical sciences and principal scientist at ALZA Corporation. Dr. Working has also held various positions with SEQUUS Pharmaceuticals, where he was vice president of research and development, as well as Genentech, Inc. where he served as a senior toxicologist and head of the Experimental Toxicology Group in the Department of Safety Evaluation. Dr. Working holds Ph.D., M.S. and B.S. degrees from the University of California, Davis and the University of California, San Francisco. He brought over 20 years of pharmaceutical research and development experience to Cell Genesys, including 13 years in the biotechnology industry.

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