Catalyst Award Advisors

Sarah Lively PhD

Executive Director, Site Head ChemPartner-San Francisco

Shireen S. Khan PhD

Director of Biologics, ChemPartner

Snow Ge PhD

Senior Director, Nektar Therapeutics

Stanley Naides MD, FACP, FACR

Medical Director for Immunology, Quest Diagnostics

Cameron Wheeler PhD

Principal at Deerfield Management

Greg Yap

Entrepreneur, business leader, advisor/angel investor

Mika Nishimura MBA

Senior Medtech Executive - Venture Partner

Peter DiLaura

Biotechnology CEO

Priti Hegde PhD

Anti-angiogenesis and Cancer Immunotherapy Franchises biomarker Lead, Oncology Biomarkers, Genentech

Scott Hammond MD

Chief Medical Officer, Corporate Secretary Director of Translational Medical Research Laboratory, UCSB

Mitchell Mutz PhD

Investment Director, Roche Venture Fund

Ajit Singh

Managing Director and General Partner, Artiman Ventures

David Steuer

Executive Director, Healthcare Practice Lead at frog design

Donna Johnson Gressler PhD

Patent Agent and Principal, Petra Patent LLC

Peter Virsik

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, ESSA Pharmaceuticals

Colin Walsh

Senior Associate, NanoDimension

David Wells

Partner, GreatPoint Ventures

Stefani Wolff

Sr Vice President of Stretegy and Operations, Principia Biopharma

Charles Albert BFA, BIA

Founder and Principal Consultant, CharlesGroup Inc

Isabel Elaine Allen PhD

Professor of Biostatistics & Epidemiology, UCSF

Peter Alperin MD

VP and GM, Connectivity Solutions, Doximity, Inc.

Rodney Altman MD, MBA

Healthcare Investor, Venture Capitalist, Part-Time Emergency Physician at Stanford

Ari Azhir PhD, MPhil

Founder, Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals

Alex Bajamonde PhD, MS

Senior Director, Biostatistics/Biometrics, Genentech

Pam Baker MIM

Senior Director, Commercial Operations, Omada Health

Scott Barclay

Building start-ups in health + data

Faz Bashi MD

Chair, Medical Device Screening Committee, Life Science Angels

Mansour Bassiri PhD, MS

Founder, President and CEO, Bioxiness Pharmaceuticals

Steven Basta MBA

Chief Executive Officer, AlterG, Inc.

Rick Beberman MBA, MAcc

Digital Health Consultant

Daniel Becker MD, JD

Partner, Fenwick & West LLP

Christine Behrens PhD, MD

Senior Director Clinical Research, Roche Molecular Systems

Madhavi Bellamkonda MA

Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs, Abbott Vascular

Beth Berrean

Design Strategist , UCSF

Michael Blum MD

Associate Vice Chancellor, UCSF School of Medicine

Sarah Bodary PhD

Principal, Founder, Darwin Bodary Consulting

Mufaddal Bootwala MBA

Strategic Director of Marketing, Portola

William Boyle PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA

Tilmann Brotz PhD, MS

Principal, Konzept Drug Development Consulting

Teresa Burgess PhD

CSO and Co-founder, Paradigm Shift Therapeutics, LLC

Patty Burke

Strategic Business Partner, Leadership and Innovation Solutions, Center for Creative Leadership

Daniel Burnett MD, MBA

CEO, Theranova

Nancy Byl PhD, PT

Professor Emeritus, School of Medicine, UCSF

Ivor Caro MD

Senior Medical Director, Genentech

Steven Chan MD, MBA

Digital Health & Behavioral Sciences Research, UCSF

Israel Charo MD, PhD, MS

Venture Partner, Bay City Capital; Senior Investigator, Gladstone Institutes; Professor of Medicine, UCSF

Julie Cherrington PhD, MS

President and Chief Executive Officer, Pathway Therapeutics

Elaine Cheung MS

Associate Director, Business and Corporate Development, Illumina, Inc.