Dr. Michael Hayden

Non-Executive Director

Dr Michael Hayden

Dr. Hayden was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Oxford Biomedica in July 2021. He was previously the President of Global R&D and Chief Scientific Officer at Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. and has co-founded five biotechnology companies: Prilenia Therapeutics B.V., NeuroVir Therapeutics Inc., Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc., Aspreva Pharmaceuticals Corp, and 89bio, Inc. He currently serves as CEO of Prilenia Therapeutics and represents various biotech companies at Board level.

Dr. Hayden has focused his research primarily on translational medicine, including genetics of diabetes, lipoprotein disorders, Huntington’s disease, predictive and personalised medicine, and drug development, and has authored approximately 900 peer-reviewed publications and invited submissions.