BOARD OF ADVISORS

Edward J. Benz, Jr., MD

Expert on RNA splicing and cancer

  • Emeritus President and CEO, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

  • Richard and Susan Smith Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Adrian R. Krainer, PhD

Expert on RNA splicing and therapeutic ASOs – developed Spinraza™

  • St. Giles Professor, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

  • Co-founder and Director, Stoke Therapeutics

  • 2019 Breakthrough Prize

George J. Hutton, MD

Expert on MS clinical trials

  • Medical Director, Maxine Mesinger Multiple Sclerosis Clinic, Baylor College of Medicine

  • Faculty, Baylor College of Medicine

Sir Richard Roberts, PhD

Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology (1993) for discovery of RNA splicing

  • CSO, New England Biolabs

  • Member, Council of Scientific Advisors, ICGEB (UN)

Christian LaPointe, PhD, JD

Expert on Intellectual Property

  • General Counsel, ArcherDX and Thrive Bioscience

  • Former General Counsel, Enzymatics (Acquired by Qiagen)

  • Former General Counsel, Celsee (Acquired by Bio-Rad)

  • Former Senior Patent Manager, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

  • Senior Legal Positions at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, and Sherin & Lodgen