Michael G. Carter, M.D.

Michael G. Carter, M.D.

Dr. Carter has been a Board member since May 2006 and currently serves as Chair of the Compensation Committee and as a member of both the Audit Committee and the Scientific and Development Committee. Dr. Carter brings to the GTx Board specific expertise in the development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products by both large pharmaceutical companies and small specialty biotech companies. Dr. Carter was a non-executive director of Santarus, Inc. from 2004 to 2013, served as a non-executive director of Micromet AG from 2001 to 2005 and of MICROMET, Inc. from 2006 to March 2012, and served as a non-executive director of Fulcrum Pharma, PLC from 2005 to 2010. Dr. Carter was a member of the Advisory Board of Paul Capital Royalty Fund from 2005 to 2008, and has been a venture partner with SV Life Sciences Advisors, LLP since 1998 and a member of the strategic advisory board of Healthcare Royalty Partners (HCRP) since September 2009 and as a member of the HCRP Investment Committee since 2015.  Dr. Carter was the non-executive chairman of Metris Therapeutics, Ltd., a biotechnology firm specializing in women’s healthcare from 1999 to 2008. He was also a non-executive director of OncoEthix from June 2013 until its sale to Merck & Co., Inc. in December 2014, and is currently a non-executive director of Atopix Therapeutics Ltd. Dr. Carter served on the Pharmaceutical Board of Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, a predecessor company of AstraZeneca, and held various positions with Zeneca from 1984 to 1998, including International Medical Director and International Marketing Director. From 1985 to 1995, Dr. Carter served as a member of the U.K. Government’s Medicines Commission. Dr. Carter is an Elected Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine, and of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. Dr. Carter holds a degree in pharmacy from London University (U.K.) and a medical degree from Sheffield University Medical School (U.K.).