David Kavanagh, PhD

Managing Director of Genuity Science (Ireland) Ltd & Global VP, Clinical Operations

David leads Genuity Science’s global clinical operations and programs and is the managing director of our Ireland site. David is primarily responsible for the establishment and management of long-term research partnerships with world leading health systems, biobanks and cohort research groups. The work of David and his team supports the ethical and responsible sourcing of human biological samples and deep phenotype data, the downstream project management of related genomic analysis projects and the support of the ongoing needs of our academic and healthcare partners. The team’s efforts ensure that our research teams have access to the highest quality data in order to deliver breakthrough insights to our pharma and biotech customers.

David has extensive experience in life sciences and has held leadership roles in several high-growth academic and commercial life science organizations including Systems Biology Ireland, located at University College Dublin and CompareNetworks, a San Francisco-based life science marketing company.  David’s areas of specialty include life science innovation and commercialization, operational & high performing team development in life science start-up environments, genomics, systems biology, connected health, life science text mining and healthcare consulting.

David holds a PhD in Biochemistry from University College Dublin.