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Harrison Bains

Mr. Bains served in multiple roles at Bristol Myers Squibb Company, including Vice President, Treasurer and acting Chief Financial Officer, from 1988 through his retirement in 2004. Mr. Bains’s career also includes serving as Senior Vice President of the Primary Industries group at Chase Manhattan Bank and 11 years with RJR Nabisco and two of its predecessor companies as Senior Vice President and Treasurer. He currently serves as a director of BG Medicine, Inc., as a director and former chairman of the Mercer Funds, Inc., a registered investment company, and as a director of Bank of America Funds. He has served as a member of the board of trustees of the Park Avenue Armory since October 2007 and the Civil War Trust since September 2007, and previously served as a member of the board of trustees of the University of Redlands from October 1989 to May 2013. Mr. Bains earned an M.B.A from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.A. in economics from the University of Redlands. He also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Jeffrey Ives, Ph.D.

Dr. Ives served as the Chief Executive Officer of Satori Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a neurodegenerative disease company focused on discovery and development of breakthrough therapies for the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's disease, from 2008 until 2013. Prior to Satori, Dr. Ives led the CNS, pain and oncology research teams at Pfizer for over two decades and, from 2001-2007, served as a Senior Vice President leading the global Pharmacokinetics, Dynamics and Metabolism organization. Dr. Ives received his doctorate and master degrees from Yale University and received his bachelor of arts degree from Colgate University.

Martin Vogelbaum

Martin Vogelbaum is a partner of Rho Ventures. He has more than 17 years of experience investing in the life sciences sector, having been involved with companies at all stages of development, including co-founding more than a half dozen companies.

He joined Rho in 2005 and primarily focuses on investments in biotechnology, biopharmaceuticals and medical devices. Prior to Rho, he was a partner of Apple Tree Partners, a life sciences venture firm focused on early-stage companies. While at Apple Tree, Martin co-founded four start-ups, including Gloucester Pharmaceuticals where he served as interim CEO and chairman.

Martin began his venture capital career in 1993 at Oxford Bioscience Partners, where he served as a general partner. Prior to Oxford, he was a research associate in the bone marrow transplantation unit at Memorial-Sloan Kettering Hospital, where he conducted research in graft-versus-host-disease (GVHD).

Martin received his A.B. in biology and history from Columbia University.

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