"Karin is an experienced and highly-regarded leader in the life sciences industry, with particular expertise in finance, accounting and corporate governance," said
In her position at the
"I'm excited to join Nektar's Board and collaborate with other Board members and Nektar's executive leadership team to contribute to the company's mission of developing and delivering innovative medicines for patients living with cancer, auto-immune disease and chronic pain," said Ms. Eastham. "During my thirty-plus year career in biopharma as both an executive and an independent director, I've had multiple opportunities to help companies grow strategically. I look forward to bringing my expertise and experience to Nektar as a new Board member."
In addition to Nektar, Ms. Eastham currently serves as a Board member for
Ms. Eastham received both a B.S. in accounting and an M.B.A. in finance from
About Nektar Therapeutics
Nektar Therapeutics is a research-based development stage biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover and develop innovative medicines to address the unmet medical needs of patients. Our R&D pipeline of new investigational medicines includes treatments for cancer, auto-immune disease and chronic pain. We leverage Nektar's proprietary and proven chemistry platform in the discovery and design of our new therapeutic candidates. Nektar is headquartered in San Francisco,