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PPD’s Therapeutic Leaders: Respiratory Diseases


Bringing respiratory drugs to the marketplace doesn’t come without challenges. PPD has extensive global experience in planning, implementing, and delivering Phase I-IV respiratory clinical trials across a broad range of drug classes to enable you to overcome these challenges. Get to know our respiratory disease therapeutic experts and learn how they can accelerate your program.


Respiratory Rare Disease Experience

Francis Jones, Senior Director Project Management – Respiratory

Hear from Francis on our respiratory rare disease experience.

Respiratory Clinical Research

Pascale Van Assche, VP Project Delivery and Respiratory Pillar Head

Hear from Pascale on her passion for respiratory clinical research and bringing treatments to market.

Biotech and Respiratory Research

Deidra Jones, Executive Director Project Management – Respiratory

Hear from Deidra on her team’s focus on enabling success for biotechs in respiratory research.

CF, IPF and PAH Research

Travis Hardin, Executive Director Project Management – Infectious and Respiratory Diseases

Hear from Travis on our approach to cystic fibrosis, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and pulmonary arterial hypertension research.


Edward Matheis, Medical Director

Hear from Edward on his passion for respiratory research.

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