Partner, Takeda Ventures, Inc.
Alessandra Di Bacco joined Takeda Ventures, Inc. (TVI) in December 2018, as Partner, and is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Prior to joining TVI Alessandra held senior positions in Translational Medicine, Marketing and Medical Affair departments at Takeda. During her tenure Alessandra played an integral role in the development and commercialization of oncology products and was part of several interdisciplinary teams working for the approval of novel clinical endpoint for Multiple Myeloma. Prior to joining Takeda, she held scientific positions with Merck, the European Institute of Oncology in Milan and the Italian National Research Council. She holds a Bachelor of Science, in Biology from the University of Milan (Italy), a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University College Cork (Ireland) and trained as postdoc at Harvard Medical School in the Pathology Department.