CLASS II DIRECTORS CONTINUING IN OFFICE UNTIL THE 2023 ANNUAL MEETING
Albert Luderer, Ph.D. Dr. Luderer has served on our board of directors since October 2011. Since September 2013, Dr. Luderer has served as the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Indi Molecular, Inc., a private synthetic antibody technology company. He has also served as the Executive Chairman of the board of directors of Prostate Management Diagnostics Inc., a non-profit cancer research company, since January 2016, and as the Chairman of the board of directors of AllerGenis, LLC, a private diagnostic company, since September 2021. Dr. Luderer previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Integrated Diagnostics, Inc., a private molecular diagnostics company, from March 2010 to June 2018, when it was sold to Biodesix, Inc. Dr. Luderer has over 30 years of experience in executive leadership roles in the areas of technology development, operations and business development. Dr. Luderer received his bachelor’s degree in Zoology from Drew University and his MS in Immunochemistry and Ph.D. in Immunogenics from Rutgers University.
Our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Board believe that Dr. Luderer’s experience in the biotechnology sector, with special focuses on technology, business development and commercialization, qualifies him to serve as a member of our Board.
Kristiina Vuori, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Vuori has served on our board of directors since May 2019. Since January 2010, Dr. Vuori has served as President of Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, or the Institute, a non-profit research organization. Dr. Vuori has also served as a member of the board of directors of Inhibrx, Inc., a public biotechnology company, since October 2021, of Forian Inc., a public software company, since January 2021, of Sio Gene Therapies Inc., a public gene therapy company, since October 2020, of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, a governmental research institute, since January 2011, and of the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine, a non-profit biomedical research institute, since January 2011. In addition, Dr. Vuori has also held the Pauline and Stanley Foster Presidential Chair at the Institute since January 2010 and served as the Institute’s interim Chief Executive Officer from January 2013 to September 2014, and from September 2017 to 2020. Since January 1995, Dr. Vuori has served as a Professor at the Institute’s National Cancer Institute designated Cancer Center, an interdisciplinary basic and translational research effort mobilizing over 400 scientists. In addition, Dr. Vuori served on the board of directors of WebMD from July 2014 to September 2017 (when it was acquired by KKR & Co. Inc.). She serves or has served in the past five years on the boards of directors of the American Association for Cancer Research and the California Breast Cancer Research Council. Dr. Vuori earned her M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Oulu, Finland.
Our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Board believe that Dr. Vuori’s experience in biomedical research and as an educator of research scientists, her experience managing a large non-profit research organization, and her various leadership roles qualify her to serve on our Board.
Hannah Mamuszka. Ms. Mamuszka has served on our board of directors since May 2020. Since March 2016, Ms. Mamuszka has served as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Alva10, Inc., a private market access strategy firm. Ms. Mamuszka has also served as member of the board of directors of Circle Cardiovascular Imaging Inc., a private cardiac imaging company, since June 2021 and as an advisory board member of Carolina Health Informatics Program, an interdisciplinary research and training program, since January 2021. Ms. Mamuszka also served as an Executive Director of Precision Care Alliance, a non-profit focused on policy reform to enable diagnostic development, from April 2019 to May 2020. Additionally, from December 2010 to June 2015, she served as Vice President of Business Development and Clinical Strategy at Exosome Diagnostics, Inc., a private company developing liquid biopsy tests. Prior to joining Exosome, Ms. Mamuszka served as Director of Strategic Business Development, Companion Diagnostics at Asuragen, Inc., a private company focused on diagnostics and therapeutics. From January 2005 to January 2010, Ms. Mamuszka served in various director level positions, most recently as Global Director for Pharmaceutical Services, at Oncotech Inc., then by acquisition, at Exiqon A/S. Ms. Mamuszka has previously held various laboratory positions at ArQule, Inc., Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc., Organogenesis, Inc. and the National Cancer Institute. Ms. Mamuszka received her BS in neurobiology and physiology from the University of Maryland at College Park and her MS in molecular biology from Harvard University.
Our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Board believe that Ms. Mamuszka’s over 20 years of experience in the life sciences industry, extensive experience with diagnostics and various leadership roles qualify her to serve as a member of our Board.