Geoffrey currently serves as the Director of the Early Drug Development Center, Clinical Director of the Center for DNA Damage and Repair, and an Institute Physician at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. His research focuses on the investigation of the role of cell cycle and DNA repair-related proteins in a variety of solid tumors.He is also a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and serves as the Principal Investigator on the National Cancer Institute/Clinical Trials Evaluation Program (NCI/CTEP) Early Therapeutics UM1 Grant for Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. Geoffrey is a member of the NCI Investigational Drug Steering Committee. He holds PhD and MD degrees from Cornell University, and completed his postgraduate training in internal medicine at Beth Israel Hospital, Boston,followed by a fellowship in medical oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Timothy is a medical oncologist and physician-scientist at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He is also an Associate Professor in the Department for Investigational Cancer Therapeutics (Phase I Program) and the Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology. Additionally, Timothy is Medical Director of the Institute for Applied Cancer Science and the Associate Director of Translational Research in the Institute for Personalized Cancer Therapy. Prior to his current positions at MD Anderson, Timothy was a Consultant Medical Oncologist at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London. He holds a BSc degree with First Class Honors in Immunology and Infectious Diseases from the Imperial College London and was awarded the Huggett Memorial Prize. He holds anMD from Imperial College London and completed his medical training at Oxford.
Vishwas brings more than 23 years of executive experience in addition to extensive drug discovery and research experience. He most recently served as Chief Scientific Officer of Karos Pharmaceuticals where he was hired as the first employee and served as the CSO until its acquisition in August of 2017. Prior to joining Karos, Vishwas was a Senior Director at Pfizer, which he joined in 1995 and left to join Karos in June of 2010. Before that, he was a Visiting Research Fellow at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.
Stephen brings more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry and financial leadership in the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining Cybrexa, he served as Senior Vice President of Finance at Inozyme Pharma; Vice President, North America Commercial Finance, Global G&A at Alexion Pharmaceuticals; and Director, Financial Planning and Analysis at Pfizer. Stephen holds a Master of Business Administration in finance from Boston College and a Bachelor of Science in business finance from Providence College.
Prior to forming his own consulting practice, Dr. DeCillis was the Chief Medical Officer for Eleven Biotherapeutics (now known as Sesen Bio Inc.), a late-stage clinical company developing next-generation antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) therapies. Previously, Dr. DeCillis was the Vice President of Clinical Research and then Vice President of Medical Affairs at Exelixis, Inc., an oncology-focused biotechnology company. He also previously served as Executive Director of Oncology Development at Novartis and Group Director of Bristol-Myers Squibb. Arthur has been involved in the development of several commercialized oncology drugs including SPRYCEL® (dasatinib), AFINITOR® (everolimus), FARYDAK® (panobinostat), and CABOMETYX® (cabozantinib). Dr. DeCillis holds an M.D. from University of Rochester and completed an internal medicine residency at Medical College of Virginia followed by a fellowship at University of Pittsburgh.
Robert has more than 26 years of experience and accomplishments in all phases of drug discovery and development, from justification, identification, and prosecution of therapeutic targets to advancement of compounds through development and drug safety. He most recently served as Senior Director of Biology for Karos Pharmaceuticals and was responsible for overseeing biology efforts in the identification and development of small molecules. Prior to joining Karos, he had a 20-year career in the Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disease Unit of Pfizer Pharmaceuticals. Bob joined Pfizer after a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Wisconsin.