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Sean Harper, MD

Chairman of the Board, Managing Director, Westlake Village BioPartners

Sean Harper

Named by Time as one of the 50 most influential people in healthcare in 2018, Dr. Harper has helped bring well over a dozen novel therapies to patients during his career. In areas as diverse as oncology, osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease and migraine, Dr. Harper’s passion for science and medicine has benefited millions of patients worldwide. He has led a wide range of clinical research programs extending from early translational trials to global outcomes studies. From 2002 to 2018, he worked for Amgen, rising to become head of R&D in 2012. In that role, he managed investments of more than $3.5 billion annually, applying breakthroughs in science to address some of society’s biggest health challenges.