About Us

We’re revolutionizing gene delivery to expand the impact of genetic medicines.

Our goal is to develop a new wave of accessible genetic medicines that will transform the lives of patients suffering from a broad range of conditions.

Our Team

Matty Ariel
Matty Ariel

Principal Scientist

Meghana Bantwal
Meghana Bantwal

Senior Associate Scientist

Emily Beura
Emily Beura

Associate Director, T Cell Biology

Steve Cassidy
Steve Cassidy

Senior Manager, Facilities & Lab

Ching-Hung Chang
Ching-Hung Chang

Principal Associate Scientist

Joshua Daniel
Joshua Daniel

Senior Associate Scientist II

Connor Dobson
Connor Dobson

Senior Scientist

Shirley Dong
Shirley Dong

Senior Associate Scientist

Joseph Figueroa
Joseph Figueroa

Associate Scientist II

Josue Figueroa
Josue Figueroa

Principal Associate Scientist

Kevin Friedman
Kevin Friedman

Chief Scientific Officer, President

Thomas Galbo
Thomas Galbo

Chief Business Officer

Stacy Gilroy
Stacy Gilroy

Vice President, Talent & Culture

Shannon Grande Contrastano
Shannon Grande Contrastano

Senior Director, Preclinical Sciences

Ann Grosse
Ann Grosse

Senior Director, Program Management

Jose Hurtado
Jose Hurtado

Scientist

Sanath Janaka
Sanath Janaka

Senior Scientist

Troy Knowlton
Troy Knowlton

Senior Associate Scientist I

Ricky Lane
Ricky Lane

Associate Director, Analytical Development

Howie Latimer
Howie Latimer

Principal Associate Scientist

Maggie Lau
Maggie Lau

Senior Associate Scientist

Pedro Lima
Pedro Lima

Office Coordinator

Ryan Lynch
Ryan Lynch

Vice President of Finance

Michael McDonald
Michael McDonald

Senior Vice President, Head of IP & Legal Affairs

Kaiysa Mendy
Kaiysa Mendy

HR Coordinator

Jessica Murray
Jessica Murray

Associate Scientist I

Alex Najibi
Alex Najibi

Scientist

Gabi Ndakwah
Gabi Ndakwah

Associate Scientist II

Jenifer Obrigewitch
Jenifer Obrigewitch

Senior Associate Scientist II

Molly Perkins
Molly Perkins

Vice President of Research

Jon Platt
Jon Platt

Director, LVV CMC

Bharat Reddy
Bharat Reddy

Vice President, Strategy & Business Development

Jose Sanabria
Jose Sanabria

Principal Associate Scientist

Steve Sazinsky
Steve Sazinsky

Vice President, Biotherapeutics Engineering

Hsing-Chen Tsai
Hsing-Chen Tsai

Associate Director, Preclinical Pharmacology

Daniel Wambua
Daniel Wambua

Principal Associate Scientist

Alyson Warr
Alyson Warr

Scientist II

Denise Wong
Denise Wong

Principal Associate Scientist

Jeff Wood
Jeff Wood

Associate Scientist

Our Board

Michael Birnbaum
Michael Birnbaum

Professor of Biological Engineering, MIT

Michael Fischbach
Michael Fischbach

Professor of Bioengineering, Stanford

Kevin Friedman
Kevin Friedman

Chief Scientific Officer, President

Bob More
Bob More

Managing Director, Alta Partners

Bryan Roberts
Bryan Roberts

Partner, Venrock

Our Investors

Alta Partners

Horizons Ventures

Venrock