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Dr Joanne Kilgour | ApconiX

Jo Kilgour


Jo Kilgour is an expert Inhalation, having worked in the field for 30 years, initially working in the agrochemicals and chemicals sector at Central Toxicology Laboratory as a Study Director and Project Toxicologist, and for the last 20 years working almost exclusively in inhaled drug development, formerly at AstraZeneca.

Jo works with small and large Pharma companies worldwide to deliver toxicology programs for small molecules and biologics to support First in Human studies (Phase 1) through to Phase 3 clinical trials and registration. She has represented clients in interactions with Regulators in Europe and the US, and worked on drugs (small and large molecule) targeting many therapeutic areas including COPD, asthma, cystic fibrosis, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and anti-virals.

Jo has been an active member of the British Toxicology Society and the Association of Inhalation Toxicologists, Chairing the latter since 2011. She has co-authored a number of pivotal papers under the banner of the AIT and Industry Consortia, and has been an invited expert speaker at a number institutions and events including the US FDA, the European Chemicals Agency (EChA) and the University of Birmingham.