Ms. Adams is vice president of human resources and administration at Aptinyx. She has over 24 years of experience in the healthcare industry, which includes 15 years in human resources. Previously, Ms. Adams was vice president of human resources at Naurex. Prior to joining Naurex, she served as senior director of human resources for Durata Therapeutics where she managed HR planning and operations in support of the commercial launch of Dalvance®. Ms. Adams has also led human resources functions at SagePath Medical, BioSante Pharmaceuticals, Lundbeck Inc., and Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America. Ms. Adams earned a B.A. in psychology from Columbia College and an M.S. in human resources from Loyola University Chicago.