Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Howard Soule

Executive Vice President and Chief Science Officer, Prostate Cancer Foundation; Senior Fellow, Milken Institute

Howard Soule is Executive Vice President and Chief Science Officer at the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and a Senior Fellow at the Milken Institute. He previously served as managing director of the Knowledge Universe Health and Wellness Group, an investment firm focused on companies in the areas of disease prevention and treatment. Soule's first stint as executive vice president and chief science officer at PCF was from 1997 to 2004. He was responsible for coordinating scientific and clinical research funded by the foundation, whose goal is to promote new treatments and a cure for advanced prostate cancer. He was previously a senior R&D executive at Corvas International Inc., a public biotechnology company, where he focused on innovative treatments for cardiovascular diseases. In addition, he has considerable experience in the medical diagnostic and device industries. Soule received a Ph.D. from Baylor College of Medicine and was a postdoctoral fellow at The Scripps Research Institute.

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