Ph.D. Director of Clinical Data Management
Jessica Berrett is Director of Clinical Data Management. Jessica joined DNS (formerly Helicon Therapeutics) in May 2010, bringing 12 years of experience in clinical data management at both CROs and small Biotech/Pharma, in both management and non-management roles. Prior to joining DNS, Jessica was a Data Management consultant to Phenomix Corporation and MacuSight, and Associate Director of Clinical Data Management at Ockham Development Group, a small North Carolina based CRO for which she opened a Data Management office in San Diego. She also served as Senior Manager of Clinical Data Management at Ascenta Therapeutics, an early stage Oncology drug development company. Before Ascenta, Jessica held positions of increasing responsibility at Isis Pharmaceuticals where she saw the department go from one of full in-house data management capabilities to then being the only person in data management and overseeing all of the outsourcing of their studies. Throughout these positions, Jessica was responsible for the operational delivery of data management activities in multiple Phase I-III clinical programs with indications in Oncology, Endocrinology, Ophthalmology, Cardiology, CNS, Respiratory, and Gastroenterology. From 2009 to 2012, Jessica also served as a facilitator for the University of Liverpool online Masters of Science in Clinical Research programme, where she taught the Information and Data Management course. Jessica earned a Certificate in Clinical Trials, Design, and Management from UCSD, as well as holds a B.S. in Zoology-PreMed from Northern Arizona University and a Masters in Health Administration from the University of Washington School of Public Health.