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Key Personnel


Corey S. Goodman, Ph.D.

Founder & Chairman
Former President, Pfizer biotherapeutics division
Co-founder Exelixis, Renovis (CEO), Labrys, other biotechs
Elected member, National Academy of Sciences; UC Berkeley and Stanford Professor; Managing Partner, venBio Partners LLC.
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Bob Yant

President and Founder
Former Director, Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
Founder, Cure Medical
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Mark Pinney

Founder & Finance Director
former CFO and founding Director at Acorda Therapeutics
More than 20 years of finance, operations and management experience across media, communications and life science industries.
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Oswald Steward, Ph.D.

Founder & Chief Scientific Advisor
Professor, Anatomy and Neurobiology, School of Medicine
Director, Reeve-Irvine Research Center, University of California at Irvine
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Joanna Stanicka, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Research Fellow in Prof. Zhigang He laboratory in Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
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Patrick J. Carew

Founder & Chief Operations Officer
Senior Vice President, John Muir Health
More than 25 years of experience in biomedical and health systems development (funding), operations and management.
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Lisa McKerracher, Ph.D.

Founder and Scientific Advisor, Axonis
Chief Executive Officer, BioAxone BioSciences Inc.
Adjunct Professor, McGill University
Past CEO of Emerillion Inc.
Past recipient of Christopher Reeve Medal
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