Dr. Milena Kanova is the Vice President of Clinical Operations for Palladio Biosciences. Milena is a global leader with more than two decades of experience in clinical research in multiple therapeutic areas. She has spent the last 2 years of her career at Nuvelution Pharma INC as Senior Vice President, Head of Operations and Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to Nuvelution, Milena served for 21 years at IQVIA in numerous positions with increasing responsibility. Most recently, she was Vice President of Clinical Project Leadership, Global Therapeutic Area Head for CNS. Other positions she held at IQVIA included Senior Director of Project Management, Therapeutic Strategy Lead in Internal Medicine, Immunology, and Rare Diseases, Global Operations Head for General Internal Medicine, and Clinical Operations Manager and Country Manager. She was also in charge of setting up new offices and clinical research services in Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Milena acquired her M.D. degree from the Medical University of Sofia and held a residency position in neurosurgery in the Medical University of Pleven, Bulgaria.