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Position
CEO
Company
InCarda Therapeutics
Location
Newark California UNITED STATES
Bio

Dr. Colón brings over 25 years experience in biopharma, genomics, healthcare, industrial biotechnology and digital health. She has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of InCarda Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical stage company developing therapeutics for cardiovascular conditions since 2013. She is also Executive Chairman (formerly CEO) of ProterixBio, is on the board of CareDx (NASDAQ:CDNA), Cocoon Biotech, the advisory board of the Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University and served on the boards of Paradigm Diagnostics and PerceptiMed. Previously, she was a partner at New Science Ventures, a New York based venture capital firm. From 2010-2012, she was founding President of the Industrial Products Division at Intrexon Corporation, where she established a new division focused on leveraging synthetic biology for bioindustrial applications. Prior to Intrexon, she was head of Clinical Operations for Gilead Sciences, where she was responsible for global execution of clinical trials. At Gilead she also created and led both the Alliance Management and Commercial Strategic Planning groups. Prior to Gilead, she was VP, Corporate Planning at Affymetrix, where she was responsible for strategic planning and project management and where she also served as COO for the International Genomics Consortium, a non-profit medical research organization focused on cancer genomics. Earlier in her career she was a consultant with McKinsey & Co., and an engineer with Merck & Co. in France and in Rahway, NJ. Dr. Colón received her Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she was an NSF Fellow, and holds a B.S. degree in chemical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was a Benjamin Franklin Scholar.

 

 

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