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Vanessa Damoulis, PhD


Vanessa Damoulis, PhD is a Principal with Kingsley Gate.

Vanessa brings over ten years of Life Sciences executive search experience spanning the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device sectors. Prior to joining Kingsley Gate, Vanessa was a Senior Associate at DHR International.

She has conducted searches spanning multiple therapeutic areas, and functions, including senior level R&D, Clinical, Medical Affairs, RA/QA, Safety, Commercial, and Marketing. She has additionally executed global searches for C-suite biotechnology executives.

Prior to recruiting, Vanessa has 10 years’ experience in basic science research and development, including postdoctoral research at The Scripps Research Institute in Oncology. Vanessa is a graduate of UT Southwestern Medical Center and conferred her doctorate degree in cancer biology. She is a University of Miami alumnus and earned her bachelor's degree in molecular biology and biochemistry.

Vanessa is based in our Palm Beach, Florida location.

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