Our Team

Investment Team

 

Ross Barrett

Managing Partner

Investment

 

Jaime Aguirre

Managing Partner

Investment

 

Jonathan Fassberg

Managing Partner

Scouting

 

Jennifer Pou

Associate

Hector Alila, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Venture Partner for Industry Diligence

MD Anderson

 

Ferran Prat, Ph.D., J.D.

Senior Vice President

Research Administration and Industry Relations

 

Shara Avis Pecoraro, M.H.A.

Manager

Strategic Industry Ventures

Scientific Advisory Committee

Co-Chairmen

 

Philip Jones, Ph.D.

 

Head of Drug Discovery (IACS) MD Anderson Cancer Center

 

Timothy Yap, MBBS, Ph.D., FRCP

 

Dept. of Investigational Cancer Therapeutics, Division of Cancer Medicine

Other MD Anderson Members

Christopher Flowers, M.D.

Department Chair, Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma, Division of Cancer Medicine

Jason Bock, Ph.D.

VP and Head of Biologics Product Development

Jeffrey J. Molldrem, M.D

Dept. of Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy, Division of Cancer

Albert C. Koong, M.D., Ph.D., FACR, FASTRO

Dept. of Radiation Oncology (Clinical)

Amir Anthony Jazaeri, M.D.

Dept. of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine, Division of Surgery

Jianjun Gao, M.D., Ph.D.

Dept. of Genitourinary Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine

Navel G. Daver M.D.

Dept. of Leukemia, Division of Cancer Medicine

Scott Kopetz, M.D., Ph.D., FACP

Dept. of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine

Ochsner Health System and LSUHSC-Shreveport

Marc Matrana, M.D.

Medical Director, Precision Cancer Therapies (Phase I) Research Program for Ochsner

Sarah Thayer, M.D., Ph.D., FACS

Director of Feist Weiller Cancer Center

University of Texas Member Consultant

S. Gail Eckhardt, M.D., FASCO

Associate Dean of Cancer Programs, Livestrong Cancer Institutes

Advisory Board

Mikael Dolsten, MD, PhD

Pfizer – EVP

Worldwide Research & Development

Axel Hoos, MD, PhD

GlaxoSmithKline – SVP

TA Head of Oncology R&D and Head of Immuno-Oncology

Wendy Holman

Ridgeback Biotherapeutics and Ridgeback Diagnostics

CEO and Co-Founder

Jeffrey Rowbottom

Partner

Iron Park Capital

Harpreet Singh

Immatics

CEO

Richard van den Broek

HSMR Advisors

Managing Partner

Wayne Holman, MD

Ridgeback Capital

Founder