Our Leadership

Our Leadership

Our focus is to achieve our mission and fulfill our vision.
That’s what drives us.

Our focus is to achieve our mission and fulfill our vision.
That’s what drives us.

Dennis Langer, MD, JD
VICE CHAIRMAN
Dennis Langer, MD, JD

Dr. Langer is a Director of Myriad Genetics, Inc., Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and several private health care companies. He has served as a Director of several public and private biotechnology, specialty pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies, including Sirna Therapeutics, Inc. (acquired by Merck & Co., Inc.), Ception Therapeutics, Inc. (acquired by Cephalon, Inc.), Transkaryotic Therapies, Inc. (acquired by Shire plc), Pharmacopeia, Inc. (acquired by Ligand, Inc.), Cytogen Corporation (acquired by EUSA Pharma, Inc.) and Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He was a Managing Partner at Phoenix IP Ventures, LLC from 2005-2010. From 2004-2005, he was President, North America for Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Inc. Dr. Langer was with GlaxoSmithKline plc from 1994-2004, where he served as Senior Vice President, Project, Portfolio and Alliance Management, Senior Vice President, Product Development Strategy, and Senior Vice President, Healthcare Services R&D. He also served as President and CEO at Neose Technologies, Inc. from 1991-1994. Previously, Dr. Langer held R&D and marketing positions at Eli Lilly, Abbott, and Searle. Dr. Langer is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He was Chief Resident in Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine and held clinical fellowships at Harvard Medical School and the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Langer serves on the Dean's Advisory Board of Harvard Law School. He received an M.D. from Georgetown University School of Medicine, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a BA. in Biology from Columbia University.

Dennis Langer, MD, JD
VICE CHAIRMAN
Dennis Langer, MD, JD

Dr. Langer is a Director of Myriad Genetics, Inc., Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and several private health care companies. He has served as a Director of several public and private biotechnology, specialty pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies, including Sirna Therapeutics, Inc. (acquired by Merck & Co., Inc.), Ception Therapeutics, Inc. (acquired by Cephalon, Inc.), Transkaryotic Therapies, Inc. (acquired by Shire plc), Pharmacopeia, Inc. (acquired by Ligand, Inc.), Cytogen Corporation (acquired by EUSA Pharma, Inc.) and Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He was a Managing Partner at Phoenix IP Ventures, LLC from 2005-2010. From 2004-2005, he was President, North America for Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Inc. Dr. Langer was with GlaxoSmithKline plc from 1994-2004, where he served as Senior Vice President, Project, Portfolio and Alliance Management, Senior Vice President, Product Development Strategy, and Senior Vice President, Healthcare Services R&D. He also served as President and CEO at Neose Technologies, Inc. from 1991-1994. Previously, Dr. Langer held R&D and marketing positions at Eli Lilly, Abbott, and Searle. Dr. Langer is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He was Chief Resident in Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine and held clinical fellowships at Harvard Medical School and the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Langer serves on the Dean's Advisory Board of Harvard Law School. He received an M.D. from Georgetown University School of Medicine, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a BA. in Biology from Columbia University.