Dr. Dunne was appointed a Director of Aviragen Therapeutics in October 2015.
Dr. Dunne is currently Chief Science Officer of Iterum Pharmaceuticals plc. From 2014-2015, Dr. Dunne was Vice President Research and Development at Actavis plc (now Allergan plc). Prior to its acquisition by Actavis plc in 2014, Dr. Dunne served as the Chief Medical Officer at Durata Therapeutics, during which time he led the clinical development of dalbavancin, an intravenous antibiotic for gram positive infections. Prior to joining Durata as Chief Medical Officer in 2009, Dr. Dunne worked at Pfizer for 17 years, which included holding positions of Vice President, Therapeutic Area Development and Head, Infectious Diseases, Global R&D and, subsequent to that, Vice President, Portfolio Policy, Worldwide Policy & Public Affairs, Global R&D. During his time at Pfizer, Dr. Dunne led the clinical development of a number of infectious diseases products, including maraviroc, voriconazole, and Zithromax(r). Dr. Dunne currently sits on the scientific advisory committee for the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development and the Medicines for Malaria Venture. Dr. Dunne holds an M.D. from the State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, completed his residency in Internal Medicine as well as fellowships in pulmonary medicine and infectious diseases at Yale University and has a B.A. in Economics from Northwestern University.