2013 Genesis Award Recipient

, '02 BS, '09 PhD

Joanne Reiland Wakeman, PhD, joined the Product Development team at Ardea Biosciences in 2009. In her role at Ardea, she has developed solid oral formulations for preclinical and clinical drug products, including a patented (patent pending) formulation planned for a commercial product. Prior to joining Ardea, Wakeman completed her PhD in Pharmaceutics at the University of Iowa studying drug transport under Professor Maureen Donovan. In preparation for her PhD work, she interned in Product Development working on formulation of parenteral biologics at Biogen-Idec in 2003. Wakeman received her bachelor's degree in Biochemistry with honors and highest distinction from the University of Iowa in 2002.