Sylwia Marshall, PhD, was Director of Biopharmaceutical Development at Envigo. She was responsible for designing safety studies and nonclinical development programmes for biologics, and providing scientific support and advice. Prior to joining Envigo, Dr Marshall held a senior research position at Novartis, where she lead multi-disciplinary biologics projects from early discovery through to clinical development working with external collaborators and CROs.

Dr Marshall received her undergraduate degree (BSc Biomedical Sciences) from the University of Durham (UK) and completed her PhD at University of Manchester (UK) in 2005 where she researched peritoneal wound healing and fibrosis. She then took on post-doctoral research positions at University College London and The Lung Institute of Western Australia which investigated biological processes involved in the development of fibrosis and inflammation.