Senior Director, Immunology Scientific Innovation
Jennifer Bell is Senior Director, Immunology Scientific Innovation and is located at the EMEA Innovation Centre in London, UK. In this role, Jennifer works to grow the Immunology academic and industry network in Europe and contributes to the creation and implementation of the Immunology Therapeutic Area external innovation partnership strategy and portfolio.
Most recently, Jennifer spent five years at Roche Pharmaceutical Research & Early Development working in the Immunology and Infectious Diseases therapeutic areas leading internal and external collaboration and stakeholder engagement. As Director of External Engagement, she led the development of a new Roche incubator for immunology discovery. Before this, Jennifer was Research Director of patient organization the Lupus Research Institute (now Lupus Research Alliance) where she was responsible for research strategy and industry partnership. The first phase of her career was in scientific publishing, as a founding editor of Nature Reviews Immunology in London and then as Executive Editor of the Journal of Experimental Medicine in New York.
She has a PhD in Immunology from the University of Edinburgh where she studied immunological memory, and a BSc in Immunology from University of Glasgow.