Jay A. Barth joined Amicus Therapeutics in March 2014 as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Barth brings experience in drug development, clinical research and medical affairs. Prior joining Amicus, Dr. Barth held roles of increasing responsibility at PTC Therapeutics, Inc. from 2009 to 2014. He most recently served as PTC’s Senior Vice President, Clinical Development. In this role he led the clinical team and oversaw all global clinical development programs, focusing on rare diseases including Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Cystic Fibrosis. Previously Dr. Barth served as Executive Director of Clinical Research at Merck; as Vice President, Clinical Research and Medical Affairs at Altana Pharma US, Inc; and as Senior Director, Global Head of Gastroenterology Clinical Research at Eisai Medical Research Inc.
Dr. Barth received a B.A. from Columbia University and an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, the American College of Gastroenterology, and the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. He is also the author of numerous publications in the fields of medicine and clinical research.