Clinical pharmacology experience
Mireille Gerrits is a clinical pharmacology specialist with a strong scientific background in early clinical drug development.
Until 2014 Mireille worked as Director Clinical Pharmacology for Merck in Oss. She joined Merck in 2009 through a merger with Organon/Schering Plough where she worked as Clinical Pharmacology Research Manager since 2005. She participated in clinical development programs in different therapeutic areas including Women’s Health (fertility, contraception and menopausal complaints), CNS, pain and immunology and contributed to the regulatory filings of Saphris® (antipsychotic), Elonva® (fertility) and Zoely® (contraception).
Prior to joining Organon Mireille worked for the phase I CRO Pharma-BioResearch (now PRA) for almost 12 years. She held several different positions including study pharmacist, medical writer, study coordinator, project manager and head of the quality management department (GCP/GLP/GMP), which allowed her to gain experience in different aspects of clinical drug development.
Mireille’s expertise is focused on designing clinical pharmacology programs and on authoring clinical study documents and regulatory submission documents. She has managed over 100 clinical studies.
Her combined experience in both the international pharmaceutical industry and a CRO enables her to quickly understand and bring together the interest of all stakeholders.
Mireille holds a master’s degree in pharmacy and a PharmD from the Utrecht University in the Netherlands and is a certified clinical pharmacologist.