Leadership

BOARD MEMBERS

Michael Dougherty

Biopharmaceutical executive and board member
Founder and CEO
The Higgins Group
Co-Founder and CEO
Spark Therapeutics
Biopharmaceutical executive and board member
Chairman
Life Science Cares Philadelphia
CEO
Idera Pharmaceuticals
President and CEO
Life Sciences Pennsylvania
Founder 
Life Science Cares 
Executive Director, Philadelphia
Life Science Cares

ADVISORY BOARD

Tom Anderson

CEO

SwanBio Therapeutics

Armando Anido

Chairman & CEO

Zynerba

Scott Applebaum

SVP, CLO

Trevena

Usman "Oz" Azam

President & CEO

Tmunity

Lou Beardell

Partner

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Kelly Beck

CEO

PolyCore Therapeutics

Carrie Bourdow

President & CEO

Trevena

Derek Bowen

Vice President

Blackfynn

Clifford Brechner

Vice President

Colliers

Christopher Burns

President & CEO

Venatorx

Rachael Bushey

Partner

Pepper Hamilton

Ron Cariola

International Director

JLL

Barb Carlin

Managing Director - MidAtlantic

Danforth Advisors

Brett Ciarelli

Sr. Vice President

Morgan Stanley Private

Wealth Management 

John Crowley

Chairman and CEO

Amicus Therapeutics

Lisa Dalton

Chief People Officer

Spark Therapeutics

Jeff Dayno

Chief Medical Officer

Harmony Biosciences

Philip Duffy

Korn Ferry

John Fry

President

Drexel University

Steven Gelone

President & COO

Nabriva Therapeutics

John Gerard

Partner

KPMG

Maxine Gowen

CEO

Tamuro Bio

Daniel Hayes

Principal, Life Sciences

CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

Thomas Hess

CFO

Genomind

John Jacobs

Chairman and CEO

Harmony Biosciences

Steve Jannetta

Partner

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Steven Kelly

President & CEO

Carisma Therapeutics

Francesco

Maria Lavino

CCO

Nabriva Therapeutics

Martin Lehr

CEO

Context Therapeutics

Jeff Libson

Partner

Cooley

Evan Loh

CEO

Paratek Pharmaceuticals

Kevin Mahoney

CEO

U Penn Health System

Jean Marie Markham

Founder & CEO

Clinlogix

John Maslowski

CEO

Castle Creek Biosciences, Inc.

Steven Nichtberger

CEO, President & Chairman

Cabaletta Bio

Shawn O'Brien

CEO

Genomind

Bruce Peacock

Life Sciences

Executive & Director

Mike Pellini

Managing Partner

Section 32

Jill Quigley

Chief Operating Officer

Passage Bio

Robert Radie

CEO and Chairman

Neuraptive Therapeutics

Maryellen Royle

Partner

EvokeKYNE

Rob Sarisky

Biopharmaceutical executive and board member

Kathleen Shay

Partner

Duane Morris

Bruce Shook

President and CEO

Intact Vascular

Steve Simpson

Partner

EY

Judith Steenbergen

President

SMAC LLC

Joseph Truitt

CEO

BioSpecifics Technologies

Evan Tzanis

Executive Vice President

Neuraptive Therapeutics

Tyler Vandegrift

Managing Director

JLL

Stephen Webster

Life Sciences

Executive and Director

Chris Yochim

Head of BD

NIIMBL

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