Dr Alison McMorn

Dr. McMorn is an experienced clinical development researcher with over 25 years of industry experience and has a strong focus in CNS and paediatric drug development. She has worked for both Pharmaceutical Companies and Contract Research Organisations including holding positions at SAR Monitoring Services Ltd, Mundipharma International Ltd and Shire Development Inc. Starting her career at SAR as a Clinical Research Associate (CRA) she subsequently moved to Mundipharma where she was responsible for initiating the first paediatric clinical research program for the company. At Shire Dr. McMorn led, planned and managed global paediatric and adult clinical development programs for a wide variety of indications including psychiatry, pain, gastrointestinal and hepatology across all phases of development (Phase 0 to Phase 4). In addition she was responsible for harmonizing Clinical Trial Administrator (CTA) working practices across all regions for the company. In 2015 Dr. McMorn joined AMO Pharma Ltd, a virtual pharmaceutical company focused predominantly on paediatric neurodevelopmental rare diseases, as VP of Clinical Development. She holds an undergraduate degree in Pharmacology and a PhD in Psychology from the University of Leeds, UK.