Kim Thacker, MD

SVP Medical Affairs and Clinical Innovation

Kim Thacker, MD is a neurologist, executive and patient advocate with more than twenty years of experience in pharma and biotech. Prior to joining BrainStorm, she was Vice President, Medical Affairs at Urogen Pharma. She also held senior roles at Mesoblast, Forest Research Institute, Sanofi Aventis, Pfizer and Roche Laboratories working across a wide array of therapeutic areas.  She has a successful track record in building and leading teams.  She is passionate about eldercare and neuroscience and strives to make a meaningful difference in healthcare. Dr. Thacker has expertise in medical affairs, clinical development, health economics and outcomes research, neuroethics, neurotechnology and compliance.  Dr. Thacker has authored multiple publications and successfully executed 12 product launches.

Dr. Thacker earned her medical degree at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn.  She did an internship in Internal Medicine at Danbury Hospital and residency in Adult Neurology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, becoming Chief Resident, and a Fellowship in Epilepsy at NYU. She also has received training in Bioethics at Columbia University. Dr. Thacker is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine.  She is also committed to the arts and serves as President of the Board for the nonprofit American Tap Dance Foundation.

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