Samantha H Murphy, PhD

Vice President, Corporate Development at Aspen Neuroscience

Samantha H Murphy, PhD has an extensive work history in various roles within the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Samantha H is currently serving as the Executive Director of Corporate Development at Aspen Neuroscience, Inc. Prior to this, they founded their own consulting company, Samantha Murphy Consulting, Inc., where they worked as the President.

Murphy also held notable positions at Locanabio, Inc. as the Corporate Development Director and Business Advisor, and at Gossamer Bio as a Consultant in Business Development. Samantha H co-founded Intrinsic Medicine and served as the Vice President of Corporate Development. Additionally, they worked at Arcturus Therapeutics as the Head of Business Development and Alliance Management, as well as in other roles within the same company.

Their earlier experience includes working at Kyowa Kirin, Inc. as a Group Leader and Senior Scientist, and at The Salk Institute and the University of California at San Diego as a Graduate Research Associate, where they earned their PhD in Biological Sciences.

Overall, Samantha H Murphy, PhD has a diverse background in corporate development, business advisory, and scientific research within the biotech and pharmaceutical sectors.

Samantha H Murphy, PhD completed their B.Sc. in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Arizona. Samantha H pursued further education in the field of Biology and obtained their Ph.D. from UC San Diego.


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  • Vice President, Corporate Development

    January 1, 2024 - present

  • Executive Director, Corporate Development

    September, 2021