Penelope Markham, PhD
Executive Vice President, Liver Disease Research and Development
Penelope Markham, PhD, led the development of modified terlipressin compounds for LAT Pharma LLC, the predecessor company to BioVie, for 7 years prior to its acquisition by BioVie. Previously, she spent 15 years in immunology, infectious disease, bacteriology and drug discovery research. Dr. Markham was a co-founder and Research Director for Influx, Inc. engaged in antibiotic drug discovery. She has been a member of NIH grant review panels and consulted for several pharmaceutical companies in a variety of therapeutic areas including Orphan drug development. Dr. Markham has more than 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals and three patents. She holds a BS in Biochemistry from the University College Cork, Ireland, an MS from Strathclyde University, Scotland, and a PhD from Rush University, Chicago.