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Breaking the Barriers to Better Care: How UCB’s Experience in Epilepsy Is Paving the Way for Transformative Treatments

This week, UCB will present at AES2020, the American Epilepsy Society’s (AES) virtual meeting – one of the largest meetings of researchers, scientists, and advocacy groups in the field – where we are proud to showcase the work we have been doing with and on behalf of the epilepsy community. UCB will showcase 15 scientific posters highlighting the latest research on our epilepsy portfolio and pipeline.



Women in Leadership Expands Connection Beyond Location, Position, and Gender

At UCB, we work to foster an inclusive and open environment within our company culture and are continually creating new opportunities for colleagues to foster diverse connections and advance themselves both professionally and personally. Read more about our employee resource group, Women in Leadership (WiL), which exemplifies this passion through its consistent encouragement and promotion of diversity across different functional areas and teams within UCB. 



Even with Tragedy, There is Hope: The Powerful Love of a Caregiver

This National Family Caregivers Month, we honor and thank the many caregivers that selflessly care for their loved ones each day. Kristi Lengyel, UCB’s Head of Healthcare System Strategy, knows firsthand the burden many caregivers feel when a loved one experiences a life or death situation. Read her story. 



Hiring Our Heroes: UCB’s Commitment to Veterans in the Workplace

This Veterans Day, UCB is proud to highlight three of our veterans as they share their transition from the military to the civilian workforce, and what it means to be a veteran at UCB.



UCB+ as an Advocate for All

While many have felt the impact of the current environment, the members of UCB+, our employee resource group for the LGBTQ+ community and allies in UCB, recognize this time as an opportunity to lead. In commemoration of the 50th Atlanta Pride celebration, we’re pleased to share a little more about UCB+. 



Finding Success as a Scientist: Women and Diversity in Science with Cierra Spencer

UCB is proud to have scientists like Cierra Spencer, PhD, who are driven and share our vision to create an environment that encourages innovation, expertise, and #diversity. Cierra shares the story of how she found her passion for the pharmaceutical industry and some advice for other women in science as they pursue their career. 



UCB Women’s Health Fellowship Program

As the nationwide shortage of rheumatologists continues, UCB would like to encourage the development of future Thought Leaders in key areas of unmet need. By creating additional training opportunities for current rheumatology fellows, UCB hopes specifically to increase women’s health expertise in the rheumatology community. This program will support the year-long training of up to three rheumatology fellows ($100,000 each) with a specialized focus on women’s health-related issues, specifically in the context of inflammatory diseases.  



The Path is Not Always Linear

UCB’s Iram Hasan, Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs, understands the importance of being flexible and attributes the milestones in her career path to this mentality. Read more from Iram on how keeping an open mind led her to launching UCB’s first PharmD fellowship program in Global Regulatory Affairs (GRA).



Curiosity and Engagement are Key, Not Gender: Women & Diversity in Science with Yuan Wang

As a Senior Principal Data Scientist, Yuan Wang, PhD, uses her strength for uniting different people in her field to drive innovation at UCB, and encourages her team to value the importance of diversity in collaboration. Read her story. 



UCB Researchers Virtually Advocate for Innovation

Last week, UCB researchers from across the country gathered virtually for the PhRMA Researcher Fly-In where more than 70 industry researchers engaged with Members of Congress. Read their stories.