By

Luke Timmerman

8
May
2019

An Elephant for Immunology Drugs: Sheila Gujrathi on The Long Run

Today’s guest on The Long Run is Sheila Gujrathi. Sheila is the CEO of San Diego-based Gossamer Bio. This immunology drug developer is an example of what I’ve lately started calling an “elephant” startup (see February TR coverage of Maze Therapeutics for another example). Gossamer was co-founded by Sheila and Faheem Hasnain. They were the dynamic duo that led Receptos...
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9
Apr
2019

The Road Less Traveled in Glycoscience: Carolyn Bertozzi on The Long Run

Today’s guest on The Long Run is Carolyn Bertozzi. She is a professor of chemistry at Stanford University, and an entrepreneur. Her research is focused on glycans – the beautiful and bewilderingly complicated sugar molecule structures attached to proteins. These carbohydrates are often underappreciated by biologists, and “orthogonal” to the way many think. But glycans are known to play a...
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12
Mar
2019

Seeing Lots of Single Cells, Up Close: Serge Saxonov of 10X Genomics on The Long Run

Serge Saxonov is today’s guest on The Long Run. Serge is the co-founder and CEO of Pleasanton, California based 10X Genomics. This privately held company, in a nutshell, is a fast-growing supplier for the genomics revolution. 10X, for those unfamiliar, makes instruments, chemical reagents for running experiments, and software that helps scientists collect and analyze various types of data. The...
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27
Feb
2019

Staying Resilient, Finding a Way Forward: Julia Owens on The Long Run

Julia Owens is today’s guest on The Long Run. Owens is the CEO of Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Millendo Therapeutics. This company develops drugs for rare endocrine disorders. Prader-Willi syndrome, a terrible genetic disorder that causes young people to develop voracious appetites and which leads to severe obesity, is the focus of the company’s lead drug candidate. It’s entering a pivotal...
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12
Feb
2019

The Immune Sequencing Frontier (Take 2): Harlan and Chad Robins on The Long Run

Today’s guests on The Long Run are Harlan and Chad Robins. They are brothers and co-founders of Seattle-based Adaptive Biotechnologies. Chad is the CEO, and Harlan is the head of innovation. Harlan is also a faculty member at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center just down the street from Adaptive. Senior people in pharma R&D are quite familiar with Adaptive....
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