Dr. Noel BARRETT
Vice President Research and Development, Baxter Vaccine AG, Orth an der Donau
Dr. Noel Barrett is Vice-President, Vaccines Research in the Bioscience Division of Baxter Healthcare. He received his B. Sc. in Microbiology at University College Cork, Ireland (1976) and his Ph. D. in Virology at Trinity College, Dublin (1979). He subsequently held a post-doctoral fellowship at the Dept. of Virology and Immunology, University of Würzburg, Germany for a period of four years. In 1983, he joined the Austrian company Immuno AG, which was subsequently acquired by Baxter Healthcare in 1997.
Dr. Barrett has been responsible for a variety of functions in the Vaccine business unit including discovery research, clinical development, regulatory affairs and project management, in addition to being responsible for the pathogen safety program of the plasma division for a period of over ten years. He is currently a member of the Baxter AG, Austria board of directors, the Baxter International Senior Management Team and is site manager of the Biomedical Research Centre in Orth. Dr. Barrett has had over twenty years experience in the vaccine industry with management responsibilities covering the complete development process required to bring vaccine products to the market.