Zenaida Mojares, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Mojares is responsible for the strategy, direction and execution of our R&D and global clinical development and clinical operations. Dr. Mojares is a highly accomplished medical professional with diverse experience in medicine, clinical research, pharmacovigilance and public health in both the private and national government sectors. From July 2021 to January 2022 and from August 2020 to June 2021, she served as the Chief Medical Officer and the Head of Clinical Development & Regulatory Department, respectively, at the International Vaccine Institute in Seoul, South Korea. Her responsibilities included execution and delivery of funded clinical trials, supporting the development of new project opportunities, supervising the clinical team and developing clinical strategy. From June 2017 to July 2020, she served as the Regional Medical Director at the Vaccines Business Unit of Takeda Pharmaceuticals International AG in Zurich, Switzerland. From March 2016 to June 2017, she served as the Senior Clinical Research & Development Lead at GSK Vaccines in Singapore. She eventually relocated to GSK Vaccines Srl, R&D Center in Italy and was responsible for clinical development activities. From March 2015 to February 2016, she served as the chief medical officer, ad interim and lead regional physician in GlaxoSmithKline Pte Limited Singapore. From July 2011 to March 2015, she served in several positions including Region International Physician Lead in Novartis Asia Pacific Pharmaceuticals Pte Ltd.
Dr. Mojares received her Bachelor’s degree of Science in General from University of Santo Tomas in 1979 and received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Perpetual Help College of Medicine in 1990. She is a Diplomate of the Philippine College of Gerontology & Geriatrics in 2004. She also received a Master of Science degree in Vaccinology and Pharmaceutical Clinical Development from Universita degli Studi di Siena and Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics, Siena Italy, in April 2011 and a Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) from University of the Philippines in 2004.