Senior Vice President & Chief Scientific Officer, Centers for Therapeutic Innovation, Pfizer
Dr. Coyle is the founding CSO of the Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI) and is responsible for CTI’s strategy and scientific direction. CTI was established in August 2010 as a new model to drive innovation in research and discovery. Tony is responsible for the CTI sites, which currently include CTI – New York City, CTI- Boston and CTI-California.
Before leading CTI, Dr. Coyle was the Vice President and Global Head of Respiratory, Inflammation, and Autoimmunity Research at MedImmune Biologics, a Division of AstraZeneca. At MedImmune, Dr. Coyle advanced a biologic portfolio from discovery to Phase Two in the areas of respiratory and autoimmune diseases, specifically targeting lupus, asthma and COPD. Prior to his work at MedImmune, Dr. Coyle was Director of Research at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, where he led a group responsible for the identification of novel target genes, as well as for late stage lead optimization and delivery of both small-molecule and biologic development candidates.
Dr. Coyle has been Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology and Experimental Therapeutics at McMaster University in Ontario since 1992. He has authored more than 200 manuscripts. Dr. Coyle holds a BSc (with honors) and a PhD from Kings College, University of London. Dr. Coyle is a member of the scientific board for the Alliance for Lupus Research, the C4 NCATS consortium and the Boston Children’s Hospital Technology Fund Advisory Board.