Dr. Michael Kamarck

Dr. Kamarck has over thirty years of experience in biologics manufacturing and currently serves as Chief Technology Officer for Vir Biotechnology, Inc., where he manages a multi-modality technical approach to the development of treatments for serious infectious diseases such as COVID-19, influenza and hepatitis B. Before joining Vir, Dr. Kamarck was Senior Vice President of Global Vaccines and Biologics Manufacturing and President of Merck BioVentures where he was instrumental in establishing Merck’s global biosimilars business. Prior to Merck, Dr. Kamarck held various senior executive positions at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, including President, Technical Operations and Product Supply, and was responsible for establishing a global biotechnology network with $3.5 billion of capital investment to manufacture several blockbuster products, including Enbrel (etanercept). Dr. Kamarck received his B.A. from Oberlin College, his Ph.D. in biochemistry from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and was a Leukemia Society Fellow at Yale University. He has authored more than 50 peer-reviewed publications and has 20 issued patents.