Company News: Merus Appoints Setareh van Driel Shamsili as Chief Medical Officer

Merus B.V., a biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative human antibody therapeutics, today announced the appointment of Setareh van Driel Shamsili, MD, Ph.D., as Chief Medical Officer (CMO).

Setareh van Driel Shamsili has more than 22 years of experience in general medicine, internal medicine and medical oncology. For the past 13 years, she has focused on both translational and clinical cancer research. She has more than eight years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, including drug development, R&D, medical affairs, drug safety and pharmacovigilance and holds a PhD in Neuro-Oncology from Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Prior to joining Merus, Setareh van Driel Shamsili was Global Medical Leader Oncology at Astellas Pharma Global Development.