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Aide Castro

Head of R&D Operations

Aide leads the clinical development operations team that enables our clinical programs.

Aide is responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership to enable the delivery of Calico’s clinical development portfolio. This includes leading the clinical development operations team in building and implementing the processes and infrastructure to successfully execute our clinical programs. Her team is accountable for operational strategic planning, oversight and delivery of the clinical stage programs while ensuring data quality and compliance with our standard operating procedures, FDA regulations and ICH Good Clinical Practices guidelines.

Prior to joining Calico in 2018, Aide held roles of increasing responsibility in clinical trial and program execution. This included 11 years at Genentech and three years at Stanford Medical School. Throughout this time, she focused her interests on early clinical development while working across numerous therapeutic areas including Infectious Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Neurology and Oncology.