LEADERSHIP TEAM

Mariano Garcia-Blanco, MD, PhD

Co-founder & Chief Scientific Officer

  • Chair & Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, UT-Medical Branch

  • Previously Professor & Director, Center of RNA Biology, Duke University

  • Co-founder Intronn, Veri-Q, & SABio

  • Principal investigator on discoveries of IL7R in MS (pub. 2007, 2013 & 2017)

Gaddiel Galarza-Muñoz, PhD

Co-founder & President

  • PhD Biology (Molecular Neuroscience), University of Puerto Rico

  • Postdoc (Mol. Gen. & RNA Biology), Duke University & UT-Medical Branch

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Neurology, UT-Medical Branch

  • Pre-clinical developer of IL7R-005

Thomas Forest Farb-Horch

Co-founder & Chief Financial Officer

  • Co-founder, President & CEO, Thrive Bioscience

  • Ex-President & COO, Indevus Pharmaceuticals

  • Ex-EVP & CFO, Interneuron Pharmaceuticals & Cytyc

  • Founder of 10+ companies (HNC Software, Saf-T-Med, Exact Sciences)

  • General Partner Venture Capital Fund in Shanghai

Takashi Kiyoizumi, MD, PhD

EVP of Business Development

  • EVP of International, Thrive Bioscience

  • Founder and former CEO, MediciNova

  • Former CEO, Tanabe Research Labs US

Bobby W. Sandage Jr., PhD

Senior Advisor, Drug Development & Regulatory Affairs

  • CEO and President, Euclises Pharmaceuticals

  • General Partner, Cultivation Capital Life Sciences Fund, St. Louis

  • Former CEO and President, Coronado BioSciences