Theresa Pattery

Theresa Pattery

Janssen Diagnotics, Belgium

Theresa is currently the Medical Director for Global Medical & Scientific Affairs at Janssen Diagnostics, a division of Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V., based in Belgium. She is a Registered Medical Practitioner specialized in Viral & Microbial Molecular Genetics from the Free University of Brussels (VUB) and is working at Johnson & Johnson for the last 14 years. Her prior clinical experience within hospitals and academic centers ranges from general anesthesia, medical microbiology, microbial pathology and molecular genetics. Her skills and expertise are mainly in the following therapeutic areas for molecular Dx: Infectious Diseases such as HIV, HCV, HBV, HPV, Ebola Virus, Viral Respiratory Infections, bacterial enteric infections, lung infections, burns care and Oncology-Circulating Tumor Cells and biomarkers for Dx. She is the Laboratory Director for the Infectious Disease (BSL3 Lab) & Oncology Labs at Janssen Dx and is a trained and certified CAP (College of American Pathologists) Inspector. Her strong analytical skills has allowed her to become an expert in problem solving, process re-engineering and transitioning to compliant IT systems to create a paperless lab, perform large data analysis and ensuring continuous improvement within the Dx lab. She is also responsible for the medical safety needs of the Dx products and services due to her passion for patient/consumer insight.