Nora Ku, MD

Vice President, Clinical Development
What inspires you every day at Rain?

It is important to me that work is not just a job, but that it satisfies me professionally and personally. The opportunities for collaboration and growth on both these levels motivate me daily at Rain. Working with like-minded colleagues brings the best ideas and efforts together to address challenges and generate great results. Each day brings the chance to learn from others and the opportunity to learn for myself which are key qualities of the Rain environment.

Dr. Nora Ku is a board-certified medical oncologist with over 16 years of clinical drug development experience. Prior to joining Rain, Nora was vice president of medical at Loxo Oncology at Lilly, where she oversaw trial conduct, key regulatory filings, and data disclosures for Phase 1/2 trials. Before Loxo Oncology, Nora was a consultant and senior medical director at DAVA Oncology, where she was responsible for establishing contract research organization (CRO) services for a Phase 1 clinical trial and led vendor selection, site selection and trial management. Nora also held positions as an assistant clinical professor at the University of California and University of Miami and partner at the Cancer Care Associates Medical Group. Nora received her BS and MD from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). She conducted her internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, and fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at UCLA.

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