Leadership

David Kirn, MD

CEO
co-founder, Chairman

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David Schaffer, PHD

CSO
co-founder, co-Chairman

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Theresa Janke

COO
(founding management team)

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Peter Francis, MD

SVP Clinical, Translational R&D
Program Leader, Retina
Therapeutic Area

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Leisa Johnson, PHD

VP, Pre-Clinical R&D, Pharmacology & Toxicology
Program Leader, Lung Therapeutic Area

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Katy Barglow, PhD

Director, Process & Analytical Development

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Jenny Holt

Senior Director, Program & Alliance Management
Program Manager, Retina Therapeutic Area

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Melissa Kotterman, PhD

Senior Director, Discovery & Engineering
(founding management team)

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Anthony Ramirez

Executive Director, Manufacturing

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Kevin Whittlesey, PhD

Senior Director, Program & Alliance Management
Program Leader, Heart & Muscle Therapeutic Area

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Tandis Vazin, PhD

Director, Human Cell &
Disease Modeling

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David-Alexandre Gros, MD, MBA

Senior Executive Advisor

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