Chief Compliance Officer, Akcea Therapeutics, Inc.
Tracy Palmer Berns is Chief Compliance Officer of Akcea Therapeutics, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, a leader in RNA therapeutics. Akcea commercializes two medicines and together with Ionis is advancing a mature pipeline of novel medicines discovered by Ionis and based on Ionis’ proprietary antisense technology. Prior to joining Akcea, Tracy has held leadership roles in Compliance and Legal at companies including AMAG Pharmaceuticals and Medtronic. Tracy received her JD from Columbia University.