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Peter Kolchinsky, Ph.D.

Partner, RA Capital

Peter Kolchinsky, Ph.D., has served as a member of our board of directors since July 2013. Dr. Kolchinsky is a founding partner and portfolio manager at RA Capital, where he has been since September 2004. He is active in both public and private investments across the pharmaceutical, medical devices, diagnostics and life-science tools industries. Dr. Kolchinsky authored the e-book “The Entrepreneur’s Guide to a Biotech Startup” and serves on the board of directors of the American Fertility Association. Dr. Kolchinsky currently also serves as a member of the boards of directors of Calimmune, Inc., Lantos Technologies, Inc., Periphagen, Inc., PiloFocus, Inc. Wave Life Sciences, and Zipline Medical, Inc. In the past, Dr. Kolchinsky served on the Board of Global Science and Technology for the National Academies of Sciences. .

Dr. Kolchinsky received a Ph.D. in virology from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University.