Manager, External Quality Assurance
Vanessa Smiley is manager, external quality assurance at Verve Therapeutics. She has over 14 years of experience in combined quality assurance, quality control, as well as, analytical research and development in various biotechnology applications. Prior to joining Verve, she worked as an operational QA for Vertex Pharmaceuticals, where she oversaw commercial stability programming. Prior to Vertex Pharmaceuticals, she led principal quality operations for clinical cell and gene therapy programs at Lonza Biologics. Vanessa received her B.S. and M.S. in chemistry, with a focus in biochemistry, from Youngstown State University and performed continuing education courses at the Johns Hopkins University’s Regulatory Sciences program.