Dr Neeta Patel
Scientific Project Manager
Neeta obtained her PhD from King’s College London, where she worked on identifying biomarkers of pathways involved in rare diseases of iron metabolism. With over 10 years’ experience gained in the biopharmaceutical and academic environment, Neeta has significant experience in working across multiple therapeutic areas such as Respiratory diseases, Ulcerative Colitis and Uveitis.
Neeta was hired as a pre-clinical Senior Scientist with a successful track record of developing and validating in vivo models to profile and prioritise compounds from start through to candidate nomination.
As a Scientific Project Manager, Neeta coordinates Virtus’s laboratory operations, engaging closely with clients at the early stages of a project using her pre-clinical knowledge to influence strategy and direction. Neeta manages a team of support staff and scientists to ensure client requirements and results are delivered successfully on time and within budget.