Carol Gallagher, Pharm.D.

Venture Advisor, Menlo Park

Carol Gallagher joined NEA in October 2014. She is primarily focused on making biopharma investments. Carol is a proven entrepreneur, operator and more recently investor with over 30 years of experience in commercial, drug development and business development roles. Prior to joining NEA she was a Venture Partner with Frazier Healthcare and she served as an independent director on multiple Boards. From 2008-2011, Carol was president and CEO of Calistoga Pharmaceuticals which developed the first-in-class therapeutic now marketed by Gilead as ZYDELIG.

She currently serves as a director at Atara Bio, Certara, Chromacode, PIONYR Immunotherapeutics, Qpex BioPharma, Recludix Pharmaceuticals, Slope, T Rex Bio and Turning Point Therapeutics.