Adam M. Koppel M.D., Ph.D.
Adam M. Koppel, M.D., Ph.D., joined the Dicerna board of directors in 2017. He currently serves as Managing Director of Bain Capital Life Sciences after rejoining Bain Capital in 2016. He initially joined Bain Capital Public Equity in 2003 where he worked as a leader within the healthcare sector until 2014. From 2014 to 2016, Dr. Koppel was Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and Chief Strategy Officer at Biogen. He sits on the board of directors of AavantiBio, Aptinyx, Cerevel Therapeutics, Foghorn Therapeutics, Solid Biosciences and ViaCyte.
Prior to initially joining Bain Capital in 2003, Dr. Koppel was an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Co. in New Jersey where he served a variety of healthcare companies.
Dr. Koppel sits on the Newton-Wellesley Hospital Board of Trustees, the Boston Museum of Science Board of Trustees, the Partners Healthcare Innovation Advisory Board and the Society for Neuroscience Investment Committee. In addition, he sits on the Gann Academy Board of Trustees and CJP’s Budget and Administration Committee. He previously sat on the Board of Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley, Massachusetts from 2014-2017.
Dr. Koppel received an M.D. and Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He also received an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Palmer Scholar. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with an A.B. and A.M. in History and Science.