Principal – Medical Affairs
Raul Collazo joined Skysis in 2019 to lead Medical Affairs and is based in San Diego, CA. Raul brings extensive expertise advising pre-commercial life science companies on medical/scientific affairs, compliance, operations and corporate strategy.
Prior to joining Skysis, Raul served as VP of Medical and Scientific Affairs at Biotheranostics. Previously he founded Trovare Pharma Solutions, a healthcare consulting firm focused on medical/scientific affairs solutions for biopharma companies. Earlier in his career, Raul was the Head of Medical Affairs for Santarus, Inc.; Head of Medical Affairs at Orexigen Therapeutics; Executive Director, Medical Affairs for Somaxon Pharmaceuticals; and Executive Director, Medical and Clinical Affairs for Artes Medical. His work history also includes medical affairs roles with Neurocrine Biosciences, Elan Pharmaceuticals, and Ortho McNeil Pharmaceuticals.
EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION
Raul completed a Post Doctoral Fellowship in Neurobiology and Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine He earned a PhD in Neurophysiology at the University of Oregon, and an MS in Biological/Experimental Psychology and a BS in Psychology, Mathematics, and Computer Science from the University of Georgia.