Brian Machinist


Brian Machinist is a principal in the Life Sciences Practice of CRA.

Prior to joining CRA, Mr. Machinist was Partner at Norbridge, Inc. His areas of expertise include corporate, brand and R&D strategy, business development, and forecasting/analytics. Prior to Norbridge, Brian worked in Business Development at AVEO Pharmaceutical, where he helped support various product in-licensing and R&D out-licensing activities. Prior to AVEO, Brian was involved in R&D and commercial manufacturing at Acusphere and Pfizer, respectively.

His experience spans all functional areas including: R&D, Manufacturing, Marketing, and Business Development.

Selected Engagements

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    Supporting a Phase III R&D strategy within the anti-infective space
    Client Issue An emerging pharmaceutical company sought to evaluate Phase III development strategies for an anti-infective drug with potential to treat a range...
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