The Chief Executive Officer and managing director of Foresite Capital, Jim Tananbaum has announced the addition of a valuable partner Dr. Molly He to the company.The doctor is an ex-senior director of Illumina and he joins Foresite Capital as a venture partner. Jim Tananbaum lauded the doctor as a genomics and drug development specialist. He also praised the doctors’ leadership skills and her track record in the biological medical field.
Dr.He is not a stranger to the scientific research world and Foresite Capital is pleased to have her on their team. Dr. He is quite an expert at improving and innovating protein reagents and she was in charge of this department at Illumina and Pacific Biosciences. She was also in charge of protein sciences in the latter company.
Prior to joining these companies, she had worked in the general pharmaceutical field. During a period of almost 10 years, she dealt with the complex nature of developing drugs of a small molecule nature and antibodies for curing immunity diseases and cancer. She holds the patent of over 20 applications of sequenced personalized medicine.
The doctor has a protein biophysics Ph.D. which she acquired in University of California and Bachelor of Biochemistry degree which from Nankai University. She is also quite delighted in her move to join Foresite Capital team where she will continue to grow her passion in the field of sequenced next generation drugs. You can visit Medium for more info.
About Jim Tanabaum
The doctor is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at Foresite Capital. The entrepreneur is also the founder of the biotech company. These include Healtheon, Amira Pharmaceuticals, Jazz Pharmaceuticals and Amerigroup among others.In addition to this, Dr. Tananbaum has led over 20 successful healthcare organizations in investments. He was also the founder of GelTex Pharmaceuticals, and he held an important management position in the company. Jim Tananbaum has a Harvard Business School MBA; an M.D acquired from Harvard Medical School, B.S.E.E. a B.S from the Yale University. He serves as an advisor of the engineering school at Yale University and Harvard’s’ MIT HST course. Check out his About.me
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