Diego Miralles, M.D.
Janssen Research & Development
West Coast Research Center and
Janssen Healthcare Innovation
Diego Miralles is the management sponsor of Janssen Labs and site head of the Janssen West Coast Research Center, part of Janssen Research & Development LLC. He oversees the business and operational management of Janssen Labs including the initial concept development, site construction, business model architecting and company selection criteria.
Dr. Miralles is also Head of Janssen Healthcare Innovation, a newly created team within Janssen R&D. The team is focused on enhancing the value of our existing pharmaceutical business by identifying and integrating emerging technologies and novel partnerships in the following areas – clinical trials, adherence and genomics.
Diego is Head of Janssen Healthcare Innovation, a newly created team in the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson. With a background of over 13 years in the healthcare industry and 12 years in the hospital and academic worlds, Diego has had many significant leadership roles, including head of Johnson & Johnson’s Pharmaceutical Research and Development West Coast Research Center in La Jolla, CA.
Diego has extensive experience in clinical research, mostly in the HIV/AIDS space, including work on antiviral drug development at Belgium’s Tibotec BVBA, Trimeris, Inc, and Triangle Pharmaceuticals. He currently serves as an adjunct full professor in the Pharmacology department at the University of California, San Diego and is on the Board of the Rady Children’s Hospital. Diego was previously on the faculty at Duke University, Durham, NC, where he had a clinical HIV practice after serving as attending in charge at The AIDS Clinical Trial Unit, Beth Israel Medical Center, NY. He completed his fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Cornell University-New York Hospital after a residency in Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Diego graduated from the University Of Buenos Aires School Of Medicine in 1986.