Board of Directors and Governance


Steven M. Paul, M.D., Chairman
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board for Karuna Pharmaceuticals; Venture Partner at Third Rock Ventures

Maria C. Freire, Ph.D.
President and Executive Director, Foundation for the National Institutes of Health

Solomon H. Snyder, M.D., Vice Chairman
Distinguished Service Professor of Neuroscience, Pharmacology & Psychiatry
Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University

Steven C. Mayer, Treasurer
Former Chief Executive Officer, CoGenesys, Inc.

Mrs. William McCormick Blair, Jr., Secretary
Director Emeritus, Albert & Mary Lasker Foundation


Kathy Bloomgarden, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer, Ruder Finn Inc.

Buffy Cafritz
Honorary Trustee, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Marijn Dekkers, Ph.D.
Chairman, Unilever; Founder and Chairman, Novalis Life Sciences LLC

James H. Donovan
Managing Director, Goldman Sachs & Company; Adjunct Professor, University of Virginia; Trustee, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Paul L. Herrling, Ph.D.
Chairman, Novartis Institute for Tropical Disease

Thomas R. Insel, M.D.
Founder and President, Mindstrong Health

Judy Lansing Kovler, Ph.D.
Director, Kovler Foundation

Ronald L. Krall, M.D.
Former Senior Vice-President and Chief Medical Officer, GlaxoSmithKline

Freda C. Lewis-Hall, M.D., DFAPA
Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Pfizer Inc

Edison T. Liu, M.D., Ph.D.
President & CEO, The Jackson Laboratory

Joel S. Marcus
Executive Chairman and Founder, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. and Alexandria Venture Investments

Paul M. Montrone, Ph.D.
Chairman, Perspecta Trust

Jillian Sackler, D.B.E.
President and Chief Executive Officer, Dame Jillian & Dr. Arthur M. Sackler Foundation for the Arts, Sciences & Humanities

Lily Safra
Chairwoman, Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation

Charles A. Sanders, M.D.
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Glaxo Inc.

Fred Seigel
President and Chief Operating Officer, Beacon Capital Partners

Ellen V. Sigal, Ph.D.
Chairperson, Friends of Cancer Research

Russell W. Steenberg
Global Head, BlackRock Private Equity Partners

Paul Stoffels, M.D.
Chief Scientific Officer, Johnson & Johnson

Elias Zerhouni, M.D.
Professor Emeritus, Johns Hopkins University


Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, National Institutes of Health

Norman E. Sharpless, M.D.
Acting Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration


Paul Berg, Ph.D.
Cahill Professor in Biochemistry (Emeritus), Stanford University School of Medicine

Sherry Lansing
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Sherry Lansing Foundation

The Honorable John Edward Porter
Hogan Lovells US, LLP


Ann Lurie
President, Lurie Holdings; President and Treasurer, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Foundation

Samuel O. Thier, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Health Care Policy, Emeritus, Harvard Medical School; Massachusetts General Hospital

Patrick C. Walsh, M.D.
University Distinguished Service Professor, James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions



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