Team

We are a team of experts in molecular biology, regulatory management, and clinical development

Leadership

Daniel Dornbusch, MPH MBA

Chief Executive Officer

TJ Cradick, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Officer

 Christine Silverstein

 Chief Financial Officer 

Franz Gerner, Ph.D.

Chief Technology Officer

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Sara Turken, J.D.

General Counsel

William Kennedy, M.D.

Senior Vice President, Clinical

Jennifer Gordon, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, R&D

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Manish Anand, M.Sc.

Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs

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Rose Ann Branca

Vice President, Clinical Operations

Sumathi Sivapalasingam, M.D.

Vice President, Head of Translational Medicine

Team

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Panos Argiras

Senior Director, External Manufacturing

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Helen Zhao, Ph.D.

Senior Director, Project Management

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Elvin Ruan

Senior Director, Genome Editing

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Salvatore Amato

Senior Director, Finance

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Yasmin Khan

Senior Director, Project Management

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Meriza Viray

Director, Clinical Operations

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Ryo Takeuchi

Director, Genome Editing

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Qin Xiang

Director, Analytical Development and QC

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Adam Dunko

Director, Quality Assurance

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Lucas Buchheim-Jurisson 

Associate Director, Corporate Strategy

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Meltem Isik

Associate Director, Bioinformatics

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Shari Fox

Senior Clinical Trial Manager

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Wenwen Huo

Senior Computational Biologist

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Nadia Amrani, Ph.D.

Associate Director, Genome Editing

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Xingting Yao

Data Scientist, Bioinformatics

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Kevin Luk, Ph.D.

Scientist, Genome Editing

R&D Partners

Kamel Khalili, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Founder
Temple University,
School of Medicine

Tricia Burdo, Ph.D.

Preclinical R&D
Temple University,
School of Medicine

Alexandra Howell, Ph.D. 

Research Investigator

Veterans Affairs Medical Center & Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

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Sujeewa Lellupitiyage Don, Ph.D.

Scientist, Genome Editing

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Raquel Duran

Talent & Workplace Operations Specialist

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Wolfgang Weiss

Intern, Program and Portfolio Management 

Ilker Sariyer, DVM Ph.D. 

Research Investigator
Temple University,
School of Medicine

Matt Hayden, M.D. Ph.D.

Research Investigator

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

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Amir Khalili, M.S.

Program Manager

Temple University, School of Medicine

Niles Donegan, Ph.D.

Principal Scientist
Previous: Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Board of Directors

Daniel Dornbusch, MPH MBA

Chief Executive Officer, Excision

Bill Carson, M.D.

Chairman of the Board, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

Vasudev Bailey, Ph.D.

Partner, Artis Ventures

Ashok Krishnamurthi

Managing Partner,
GreatPoint Ventures

Scientific Advisory Board

John Baxter, M.D.

Cooper University Medical Center

(HIV Clinician)

Toni Cathomen, Ph.D.

Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat Freiburg

(Gene Therapy)

Joseph Berger, M.D.

Perelman School of MedicineUniversity of Pennsylvania

(JC Virus & PML)

Nicole Paulk, Ph.D.

University of California San Francisco

(Oncology & AAV)

Liza Danzig, M.D.

Life Sciences Executive 

(Global Health)

David Thomas, M.D. 
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

(Hepatitis B) 

David Clifford, M.D.
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

(PML and HIV)

Joseph Bondy-Denomy, Ph.D.
​University of California San Francisco
(CRISPR Inhibitors)

Keith Jerome, M.D., Ph.D.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer
Research Center

(Herpes Simplex Viruses, Hepatitis B)


 

Kamel Khalili, PhD

Temple University School of Medicine (Neurovirology and Gene Therapy)

Mike Walker, Ph.D.

Stanford University

(Bioinformatics)

Kenneth L. Tyler, M.D.University of Colorado Denver – Anschutz Medical Campus(JC Virus & PML)

Timothy M. Block, Ph.D. 

Baruch S. Blumberg Institute

(Hepatitis B)

 

 

Business Advisory Board

Annalisa Jenkins, M.B.B.S., F.R.C.P.

Biopharma & Life Sciences Executive

Jeff Kindler

CEO, Centrexion Therapeutics

Mark Pruzanski, M.D.​
Former CEO Intercept, Apple Tree Partners, Oak Investments

Michael Marks

Founding Managing Partner, Celesta Capital

Paul Sekhri

President and CEO, eGenesis

Sandy Zweifach
Former CEO Nuvelution Pharma, Ascendency Healthcare, Reedland Captial, Pathways Diagnostics, CFO Bay City Capital