Executive Director and Therapeutic Area Head, Ora, Inc.
Prior to his current role, Keith held several senior management positions, including leading Ora’s Research & Development department where he directed the creation and validation of clinical models, endpoints, and trial processes for nearly a decade. Keith also led the development, launch, clinical operations, and regulatory strategy of Ora’s Visual Navigation Challenge (Ora-VNC™). This mobility course is used as a functional endpoint in clinical trials worldwide to evaluate gene therapies targeting inherited retinal diseases.
Keith has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and has spoken at many industry conferences. He also holds a number of patents on techniques, formulations, and research methods. Keith earned a Health Sector Management Master of Business Development with honors from the Boston University’s Questrom School of Business, and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine.