Simone Nicholson

Simone is a Toxicologist at MedImmune/AstraZeneca, she supports the safety assessment of multiple biologics modalities at all stages of development. Prior to her time at MedImmune, Simone performed in vivo pharmacology and safety studies at Dyax, the antibody library company. She also established a suite of in vitro toxicology assessments to evaluate the toxicity of Epix Pharmaceuticals’ innovative imaging compounds. She came to the field of toxicology, serendipitously, when asked to conduct the studies that were the foundation of the DrugMatrix toxicogenomics database at Iconix Biosciences. She has a Ph.D. in Immunology from Northwestern University and is board certified in Toxicology.