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Erin Donnelly

VP, Portfolio & Project Management

Erin has been our Vice President of Portfolio and Project Management since September 2019. She has held positions of increasing responsibility in portfolio, program and project management, regulatory affairs and quality assurance since joining Cytokinetics in May 2003. Erin joined Cytokinetics as the first development employee and she has contributed to every drug development program in Cytokinetics history.

Prior to Cytokinetics, Erin was Director, Research & Development Operations at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, where she was responsible for five cardiovascular franchise development programs, and served on the integration team after the company acquired COR Therapeutics in 2002. Previously, Erin served in roles of increasing responsibility at COR Therapeutics between 1991 and 2002, including in project management and regulatory affairs.

Erin received a B.A. in Communication Studies with a Business Emphasis from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Erin is a Bay Area Native. Throughout her tenure at Cytokinetics, she has raised her two children Cole and Lauren. Her and her husband enjoy spending time at the beach in Cape Cod and walking their two Labrador Retrievers Drake and Finnegan. Erin is also a die-hard UCLA football & basketball fan – Go Bruins!

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