Who we are

Recognized leaders in cross border and local markets

Management Team

Yizhe Wang

Yizhe Wang, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer

Debra Yu

Debra Yu, MD

President & CBO

Yi Larson

Yi Larson

Chief Financial Officer

Nathan Chen

Nathan Chen

VP, Regulatory Affairs

Levvy Lv

Levvy Lv, D. Eng

Executive Director, Clinical Operations & Translational Development

Brianne Jahn

Brianne Jahn

Head of Operations & Finance, US

Board of Directors

Konstantin Poukalov

Konstantin Poukalov

Executive Chairman

Yizhe Wang

Yizhe Wang, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer

Adam Stone

Adam Stone

Neil Kumar

Neil Kumar, Ph.D.

Tassos Gianakakos

Tassos Gianakakos

Our Investors

Perceptive Advisors

Founded in 1999, Perceptive Advisors is a leading life sciences focused investment firm with over $7 billion of regulatory assets under management as of June 30, 2020. Since inception, Perceptive Advisors has focused on supporting progress in the life sciences industry by identifying opportunities and directing financial resources toward the most promising technologies in modern healthcare.

Perceptive Advisors’ investment activity is focused on identifying both private and public companies in the life sciences and medical technology sectors and currently has investments in over 150 companies. The team at Perceptive Advisors consists of trained scientists, physicians, and financial analysts who are passionately committed to identifying innovation that can drive critical change to current treatment paradigms. Perceptive Advisors invests across the capital structure and throughout a company’s growth cycle, which provides access to a broad universe of management teams and companies seeking flexible capital solutions. Perceptive Advisors is also an active investor in pre-IPO financing rounds known as “crossovers.” Perceptive Advisors has invested in over 80 private companies since 2013 and in 2019 met with over 200 private companies in the evaluation of private growth financing rounds, crossovers, and pre-IPO analysis.

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Program Partners

BridgeBio Pharma

BridgeBio’s mission is to find, develop, and deliver breakthrough medicines for genetic diseases to patients as quickly and safely as possible. The company creates a bridge from remarkable advancements in genetic science to patients with unmet needs via the entrepreneurial engine required to make life-changing medicines as rapidly as possible.

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Myokardia

MyoKardia is pioneering a precision medicine approach to discover, develop, and commercialize targeted therapies for the treatment of serious cardiovascular diseases. MyoKardia’s scientists have discovered a portfolio of small molecule therapeutics aimed at the muscle proteins of the heart and intended to correct the excessive contraction, impaired relaxation, or insufficient contraction underlying diseases of systolic and diastolic dysfunction.

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Navire Pharma

Navire, an affiliate of BridgeBio Pharma, is harnessing advances in the understanding of the role of SHP2 (Src homology region 2-containing protein tyrosine phosphatase) in cancer signaling to develop novel therapies for rare and difficult-to-treat cancers. The company develops small molecules inhibitors to SHP2, a phosphatase that mediates signaling of multiple pathways harnessed by tumors, thereby decreasing tumor growth while also enhancing patients’ immune response.

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QED Therapeutics

QED, an affiliate of BridgeBio Pharma, focuses on precision medicine for FGFR-driven cancers and diseases. QED, derived from the Latin “Quod Erat Demonstrandum” means “Thus, It Has Been Proven.” The company is focused on the development of infigratinib, a selective FGFR1-3 inhibitor.

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ReViral

ReViral is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing antiviral therapeutics, with an initial focus on the treatment of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). The company’s lead product candidate, sisunatovir, is an orally administered fusion inhibitor currently being evaluated in two global Phase 2 clinical studies: one in a pediatric patient population and the other in an adult stem-cell transplant patient population. Also, the company has an N-protein replication inhibitor program in preclinical development.

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Tarsus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Tarsus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a late clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that applies proven science and new technology to revolutionize treatment for patients, starting with eye care. It is advancing its pipeline to address a number of diseases with high unmet need across a range of therapeutic categories, including eye care, dermatology, and infectious disease prevention. Its lead product candidate, TP-03, is a novel therapeutic in Phase 2b/3 for the treatment of Demodex blepharitis. TP-03 is also being developed for the treatment of Meibomian Gland Disease.

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Nanobiotix

Nanobiotix is a late-stage clinical biotechnology company pioneering disruptive, physics-based therapeutic approaches to revolutionize treatment outcomes for millions of patients; supported by people committed to making a difference for humanity. The company’s philosophy is rooted in the concept of pushing past the boundaries of what is known to expand possibilities for human life. Incorporated in 2003, Nanobiotix is headquartered in Paris, France and Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States). The company also has subsidiaries in France, Spain, and Germany.

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Landos Biopharma

Landos Biopharma is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company utilizing its LANCE A.I. platform to discover and develop novel oral therapeutics for patients with autoimmune diseases. LANCE has discovered new mechanisms of action, including the LANCL2, NLRX1 and PLXDC2 immunometabolic pathways. Landos Biopharma has 17 active development programs targeting these novel pathways at the interface of immunity and metabolism. Lead asset omilancor is a novel gut-restricted small molecule drug candidate for the treatment of ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease and Eosinophilic Esophagitis that targets the LANCL2 pathway. NX-13 is a novel, gut-restricted small molecule drug candidate for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, that targets the NLRX1 pathway. Additional candidates are in development for the treatment of lupus nephritis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and diabetes.

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