Texas A&M University: Biomedical Science, B.S.
Matthew Wagener currently serves as the Vice President of Clinical Operations at Proxima Clinical Research, Inc. Proxima is a contract research organization focused on assisting emerging pharmaceutical and medical device companies in clinical product development.
Matt has over 15 years of industry experience working across multiple life science businesses in key areas including clinical operations, business operations, and business development.
Prior to joining the Proxima team, he was a member of the executive team and the Sr. Director of Corporate Operations at MedSource, a CRO focused on Oncology, Neurology, and Rare Diseases. While at MedSource, Matt successfully managed corporate operations and business development through high growth period (57% CAGR over five years) building operations to support growth. Prior to MedSource, he held several management positions at McKesson Specialty Health / US Oncology. At US Oncology Matt led clinical and business operations for the launch of their oncology CRO through start-up, full service clinical trial operations, and business acquisition. Prior to managing the CRO business unit at US Oncology, he led clinical development for the Lung, GI, Hematology, and Radiation Oncology research programs. He also held other research positions at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston in the department of Orthopedic Surgery and MD Anderson Cancer Center in the department of Radiation Oncology.
Matt received his degree in biomedical science from Texas A&M University. Since starting his career in research, he has worked in key sections of basic and clinical research from bench to bedside to management.
Proxima Clinical Research, Inc., Houston, Texas
Vice President Clinical Operations
MedSource, Houston, Texas (acquired by Ergomed PLC)
Senior Director Corporate Operations
McKesson, Inc., Woodlands, Texas
Director, Research Business Development and Alliances
US Oncology Clinical Development, LLC, Woodlands, Texas (acquired by McKesson)
Associate Director, CRO Clinical and Business Operations
Manager, Clinical and Business Development
US Oncology Research, Inc., Woodlands, Texas (acquired by McKesson)
Manager, Clinical Development
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
Mr. Wagener has played an important role in the development of the following medical products: