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Boyds supports ongoing growth plans with key appointment

Posted on: 13 Mar 18

Boyds, a leading consultancy business supporting the development of pharmaceutical and biotech products and devices for patient benefit, has announced a further key appointment in support of its continued growth plans.


Kathryn Parsley joins Boyds as Associate Director of Regulatory Affairs and will be based in the newly opened offices outside Cambridge. A biological science graduate with an MPhil in Microbiology/Immunology and a PhD in Molecular Immunology/gene therapy bringing a wealth of experience to the team.


Kathryn joins from PPD where she was Regulatory Affairs Lead for numerous global phase I-IV studies involving chemical, biological and Advance Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMP).

As a member of the British Society for Cell and Gene Therapy (BSGCT), Kathryn has presented at the BSGCT conference on early stage development of GTMP and co-authored an article on Global regulatory challenges during early stage development of gene therapy medicinal products (GTMP), published in June edition of the Regulatory Rapporteur.

Kathryn played a pivotal role in GTMP education internally at PPD and externally, recently presenting on Genetically Modified Organisms at University College London, Regulatory Science for Advanced (Gene and Cell) Therapy: Advanced Therapies - Bench to Medicine course.

Commenting on the appointment, Boyds Founder and CEO, Alan Boyd, said, “We are continuing to experience a period of significant growth, particularly the demand for our regulatory services. I am delighted to welcome Kathryn to the team to support this growth. Kathryn brings a wealth of knowledge and experience particularly in cell and gene therapy, which will be of great value to our clients.”

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Mike Wood

Last updated on: 13/03/2018

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