Raul Collazo

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.


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.

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