W. Garrett Nichols
Company: Istari Oncology
Job title: Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Nichols joined Istari Oncology as its Chief Medical Officer in April 2020, having previously served as Chief Medical Officer at Chimerix. He was Head of Global Development at ViiV Healthcare, and led multiple global development programs in the United States and Europe for ViiV and GlaxoSmithKline. Dr. Nichols spent four years on the faculty of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington, where he was the principal investigator on NIH-funded grants exploring the prevention and treatment of viral infections in hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) recipients. Dr. Nichols received his M.D. from Duke University and earned an M.S. in Epidemiology from the University of Washington, where he completed a Fellowship in Infectious Diseases.