Dakshina Reddy

Dakshina Reddy, MsC MED

Vice President, Regulatory Affairs

Dakshina Reddy is a regulatory professional with over 22 years’ experience in drug regulatory affairs and clinical research. He has expertise in global drug regulatory strategy, drug development and regulatory life-cycle management. He is experienced in working with leading Regulatory Authorities including US FDA, EMA, PMDA, Health Canada, as well as emerging regulatory bodies in developing markets.

Prior to joining Altimmune Inc., Dakshina held various positions of increasing responsibility, where he contributed towards growing and developing regulatory strategy and establishing teams, leading regulatory programs for expedited review and market approval as well as shaping regulatory markets that enabled increased access. He led and achieved multiple approvals in the US, EU, Japan, Canada, Brazil and Mexico. In his career he worked across a wide range of regulatory therapeutic fields that included Cardiovascular, Metabolism, Respiratory, Neuroscience, Oncology, Immunology and HIV. He previously held positions at Galectin Therapeutics, Novartis Corporation, Amgen, AstraZeneca, and Merck KGaA.

Dakshina holds a degree in Pharmacy from Rhodes University, South Africa and a Master of Science degree in Medicine from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa and he continues to be a member of several professional regulatory organizations.