Steve Toler joined Bellicum in May of 2015 as Vice President of Pharmaceutical Development. He has over 22 years of Pharmaceutical R&D experience, beginning his career with Pfizer in 1993. Most recently, Steve was Vice President of Translational Medicine at Targacept in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Steve holds a Pharm.D. degree from Mercer University and a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Kentucky. He completed a residency in Clinical Pharmacy at Chandler Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky and is Board Certified in Toxicology by the ABT.