Barb Marriage PhD
Senior Research Associate, Pediatric Nutrition & Innovation 2020-present
Barbara Marriage is a Senior Associate Research Fellow leading the Pediatric Nutrition Science and Innovation group. She has held positions as Global Science Lead for Pediatric Specialty Nutrition, Associate Director in Global Regulatory Science and Innovation and Manager of the Pediatric Clinical Nutrition group in Scientific and Medical Affairs. In that role, Barbara was responsible for clinical research in the area of pediatrics and maternal nutrition. In her present role she is responsible for clinical research and scientific support for the pediatric products globally. Before joining Abbott in 2002, she worked for over 20 years as a clinical research dietitian with extensive experience in pediatric nutrition and management of patients and families with inborn errors of metabolism. Her research interests include human milk oligosaccharides, gastrointestinal disorders, allergy and inborn errors of metabolism. Dr Marriage has published over 30 articles in peer-reviewed journals, written book chapters and newsletters, and has given many presentations on nutrition related topics.
Nov 2014 - May 2018
Associate Director, Global Regulatory Science and Innovation
Regulatory Affairs lead for early stage assessments of innovation opportunities and concepts including Pediatric and Adult Nutrition products. Synthesize and communicate strategies to global cross-functional organization senior staff, including Regulatory Affairs, R&D, Supply Chain, and Commercial.
2009 - 2014
Nutrition science responsibility for the Kid/Toddler portfolio of products. Consultation and education to internal and external clients concerning nutrition management of inherited metabolic disorders, early programming and pediatric nutrition. Scientific leadership for clinical studies and projects. Clinical research responsibility for pediatric studies globally. Consultation and education to internal and external clients concerning nutrition management of inherited metabolic disorders, early programming and pediatric nutrition.
Jun 2002 - 2009
Senior Research Scientist
Design of medical foods and scientific and medical support to product development and marketing. Consultation and education to internal and external clients concerning nutrition management of inherited metabolic disorders and pediatric gastrointestinal diseases. Scientific leadership for clinical studies and projects.