Jacob Garcia

Jacob Garcia, MD

Vice President, Clinical Development & Operations

Jacob Garcia serves as Vice President of Clinical Development and Operations at Umoja, responsible for the development and execution of the clinical strategy across its cell and gene therapy portfolio. Jacob earned his B.S. in Chemistry from Harvey Mudd College and M.D. from the University of California at San Diego. He is a board-certified pediatric oncologist and has over 20 years of clinical oncology experience. He did his medical training at the University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and spent 8 years as a pediatric hematologist/oncologist/stem cell transplant physician at UCSF Oakland Children’s Hospital before transitioning to pharma/biotech full time in 2014.

Jacob started his clinical development career at Amgen in the Medical Affairs organization for 3 years before leading the 3rd line LBCL/MCL clinical trial of BREYANZI® at Juno Therapeutics.