Kenneth I Maynard

Kenneth I Maynard, PhD

"Ken"

Regular Program Management, Pharmacovigilance Affiliate Relations, Global Patient Safety

Cambridge, MA United States




Bio

Dr. Kenneth I. Maynard is a Global Program Leader in the CNS Therapeutic Area Unit at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Inc., responsible for leading multifunctional teams in the clinical development of drugs to treat diseases of the central nervous system.

He was formerly Global Head of External Innovation in the Therapeutic Strategic Unit, Aging at Sanofi (2010-2014).  Prior to this position, he spent 5 years as a Project Director (2005-2009) responsible for leading multifunctional teams in the clinical development of central nervous system (CNS) compounds and 5 years in CNS drug discovery research as Principal Scientist and Section Head for Cerebrovascular Disorders (2000–2004) at Sanofi-Aventis (formerly Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.).

Prior to joining the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Maynard was Assistant Professor in Surgery (Neurosurgery) at Harvard Medical School and Assistant Neuroscientist in the Neurosurgical Service, at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Maynard holds B.Sc., (Human Sciences with Neuroscience) M.Sc. (Neurological Science) and Ph.D (Neurobiology) degrees from University College, London, U.K.  He serves in leadership roles as an elected Fellow of the American Heart Association (F.A.H.A.) and the Society for Neuroscience. He also serves on the Executive Committee of the International Dose-Response Society.

He has authored more than 45 scientific publications and serves on the editorial committees of  Current Neurobiology, Recent Patent Reviews on CNS Drug Discovery and ISRN Vascular Medicine.

Neuroscience Sub-Discipline
Disorders of the Nervous System
Neuropharmacology and Neurochemistry
Neuroregeneration and Repair
Neuroscience of Aging
Other
Techniques
Histochemistry and Tracing
Imaging (microscopy)
Imaging (PET, fMRI, etc)
In vivo Monitoring
Other
Pharmacology
Species: Vertebrate
Therapeutic Techniques

Awards & Fellowships

Award NameAward Participant StatusEnd Date
NSP FellowsFellow7/1/1996

Committee Participation

CommitteeTitleMember Status
Working Group On Scientific TrainingMemberPast
Strategic Investments Acquisition Working GroupMemberCurrent
Professional Development Committee ChairpersonPast
Professional Development Committee Incoming ChairPast
METPACMemberPast
Membership CommitteeMemberPast
Membership CommitteeChairpersonPast
Membership & Chapters CommitteeChairpersonPast
Investment CommitteeEx OfficioCurrent
Finance CommitteeEx OfficioCurrent
Finance CommitteeMemberPast
CouncilIncoming Treasurer_ElectCurrent
CouncilCouncilorCurrent
Audit CommitteeIncoming ChairPast
Audit CommitteeChairpersonPast
Annual Meeting Advisory GroupMemberPast