Julie Gilmore, Ph.D.

Site Head and Chief Operating Officer, Lilly Gateway Labs

Julie Gilmore, Ph.D. is the Site Head and Chief Operating Officer for Lilly Gateway Labs based in South San Francisco. Lilly Gateway Labs is designed to speed the discovery of innovative medicines through collaboration with Bay Area biotech companies.
Julie joined Eli Lilly after Julie completing her Doctorate in Membrane Biophysics from Purdue University and her Postdoctoral Fellowship in Drug Transport from Indiana University School of Medicine. During her 20-year career at Lilly, Julie has held several leadership and scientific positions across research and drug development, including Head of Information Sciences and Clinical Operations for Lilly Europe, Six Sigma Champion for the Clinical Development Organization, Global Head of Scientific Communications, and most recently and prior to moving to San Francisco, Senior Director of Portfolio Management for the Neurodegeneration and Pain Early Phase Portfolio. Beyond her work at Lilly, Julie is an active member of the United Way Tocqueville Society. She is also passionate about leadership development and serves as a mentor and advisor to several university graduate school programs including locally at UCSF.