Company: Incyte Corporation
Job title: Senior Director – Translational Research
Michael D. Howell currently works as the Senior Director of Translational Research at the Incyte Corporation with a focus on immunological and inflammatory diseases. Dr. Howell received his PhD in Immunology from West Virginia University School of Medicine and completed his post-doctoral training at National Jewish Health. While at National Jewish, Michael transitioned to the faculty and served as a Co-Investigator for the Atopic Dermatitis Vaccinia Network. Since transitioning to industry, Dr. Howell has held positions at Boehringer Ingelheim, the Immune Tolerance Network, and MedImmune/AstraZeneca. Throughout his career, Dr. Howell has combined clinical, translational, and basic science approaches to identify personalized medicine approaches to treat inflammatory and immunological diseases. This has been highlighted in national and international meetings, publications, and patents for therapeutic interventions and biomarker strategies.