Robert McRae

Executive Strategic Consultant at Palisade Bio

Mr. McRae’s experience includes roles in clinical development and management of global programs across all phases of development. He joined Viracta Therapeutics in 2017 and held several positions, most recently VP, Operations & Strategic Alliances. During his tenure, he has been instrumental in developing strategic academic and industry partnerships as well as guiding R&D operations including clinical, regulatory, non-clinical, and translational science activities to effectively execute global development programs. Mr. McRae also supported the company’s transition from private to public. Prior to joining Viracta, he held positions in business development and clinical operations for a global clinical research organization. Mr. McRae conducted molecular biology and microbiology research at Wright State University and The United States Air Force Research Laboratory.



  • Executive Strategic Consultant

    Current role

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