Barbara Wan, PhD, PMP
VP, Research and Development Project Leadership

Barbara Wan, PhD, PMP joined Cyteir as Vice President, Research and Development Project Leadership in January 2020. Barbara brings over 30 years of experience in the biotech industry. Most recently, Barbara was Vice President, Project and Portfolio Management at Casebia Therapeutics where she led a project management team which covered gene-editing projects in ophthalmology, hematology and autoimmune diseases in addition to CRISPR/Cas9 platform technology development. Prior to Casebia, Barbara spent over 25 years at Genzyme/Sanofi where she conducted discovery research on neoglycoprotein, phospholipids and biomaterials before transitioning to project management. As project lead/project manager, she brought biomaterial-based medical devices from idea conception through development into commercialization and led development teams for a small molecule inhibitor in osteoarthritis as well as second generation enzyme replacement therapy for Pompe disease. Barbara holds a PhD in Organic Chemistry from Brandeis University and is a certified Project Management Professional.