Pratik Jaluria, Ph.D.
Pratik Jaluria is the executive director of the process development & manufacturing group at Adverum. Prior to this position, he worked for several organizations including Alexion Pharmaceuticals and Five Prime Therapeutics focused on bringing biologics to market for a variety of serious and life-threatening diseases. Earlier in his career, Dr. Jaluria worked in vaccine development at Wyeth and VaxInnate, focusing on novel therapies for infectious diseases. Dr. Jaluria is the author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and other publications. In addition, he is a co-inventor on several patents relating to targeted gene expression and manufacturing processes. Dr. Jaluria received a Ph.D. in Biomolecular Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and B.S. in Biochemical Engineering from Rutgers University. Dr. Jaluria was awarded an Intramural Training Fellowship allowing him to conduct research at the National Institutes of Health, where he studied modulating cellular properties including growth, adhesion, and adaptation with the use of bioinformatics tools.