In this Web edition of UT Game Changers on The Longhorn Network, Dr. Janet Walkow digs into the dynamic field of drug development, where innovation and entrepreneurship are necessary to keep up with health care expectations, strict regulations and tightening development budgets.
Walkow is the Executive Director and Chief Technology Officer of the Drug Dynamics Institute (DDI). She joined the faculty of the University of Texas in 2008, building on a successful career in the pharmaceutical industry, where she led efforts ranging from R&D product development to Corporate Strategy. The DDI brings together scientists and investigators to work on novel solutions for disease and healthcare issues, fostering collaborations and developing ways to facilitate drug development. She is passionate about the need for scientists and the general public to understand how medical therapies are developed. A leader in efforts to empower women, Janet is co-founder of the Leading Women Project, empowering women of all ages and professions learn to lead themselves and others.
UT Game Changers brings The University of Texas at Austin’s intellectual talent beyond the classroom with a half-hour show to be broadcast on The Longhorn Network along with a Web-only version, above.