Mr. James Lewis joined Personal Genome Diagnostics as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development in November 2016 from Esperance Pharmaceuticals, where he served as Vice President, Business Development and a member of the management team. Jim is a life science industry executive with more than 25 years of growth-oriented corporate leadership experience across a spectrum of strategic planning, general management, business development, fundraising and commercial roles at companies including AstraZeneca, plc., Biosyn, Inc., ViroPharma, Inc. and TAP Pharmaceuticals. Jim has also recently served as a business advisor and consultant for emerging stage life science companies including Jenrin Discovery, Zelos Therapeutics, Amorcyte, Inc. and Azur Pharma.
Dr. Mary Padilla has joined PGDx as Vice President of Customer Service and Support. Dr. Padilla will play a major role in building a team and infrastructure for supporting PGDx reagent and software products that are on the market and in the PGDx CLIA lab. Previously, Mary most recently served as General Manager for Spring Bioscience and Discovery for Instruments at Roche Tissue Diagnostics. Dr. Padilla has extensive experience supporting both Research & Development as well as diagnostic commercialization. Dr. Padilla received a BA degree in Biochemistry and Anthropology as well as earning MD, and completing residency training in Pathology at the University of Arizona. Dr. Padilla spent her fellowship years at the University of Chicago. Dr. Padilla also spent 2 years in Barcelona, Spain, with her family, where she traveled globally to support CDx products and was appointed Medical Director of Companion Diagnostics.