Valar Labs

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Head of Medical Affairs

  • Clinical & Commercial
  • Full-time
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • Remote friendly

Valar Labs is a well funded, fast-growing AI diagnostics startup backed by leading VCs revolutionizing oncology and urology through cutting-edge technology and innovation. We are dedicated to improving patient outcomes through the development and deployment of novel AI-driven diagnostics to reduce treatment uncertainty for oncologists and patients. Our team comprises accomplished researchers, and passionate individuals committed to shaping the future of healthcare.

Valar’s Head of Medical Affairs will lead clinical strategy for on market Valar Labs AI diagnostic products and play a pivotal role in ushering in the next generation of precision medicine.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead post market clinical strategy for the first AI diagnostic products in urology and oncology to drive evidence generation, physician+patient education and adoption.

  • Work with leading Key Opinion Leaders to drive traction amongst clinical guideline bodies for adoption of AI based diagnostic assays

  • Lead post market clinical utility/decision impact studies and additional validation studies through collaborative efforts with physicians, registries and co-operative groups.

  • Work with patient advocacy groups to drive visibility of Valar assays amongst patients

  • Develop health economics material to demonstrate cost savings to payers of Valar assays


  • Board certified MD

  • Lead author publications in top clinical journals

  • Required previous experience: Experience developing clinical trial protocols, driving clinical trial enrollment, working with guidelines bodies, experience working with co-operative groups