DAVID SPIEGEL, MD, PhD, Chief Scientific Advisor, Co-Founder
Dr. Spiegel is a Professor of Chemistry and Pharmacology at Yale University, where he heads the Spiegel Research Group. He has co-authored over 50 peer-reviewed publications and is an inventor on over a dozen patents, including those related to Kleo's ARM, SyAM and MATE platforms. He has been recognized with various awards and honors, including the NIH Director's New Innovators Award, the Ellison Medical Foundation New Scholar Award in Aging Research, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations Award, an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship, an Arthur C. Cope Early Career Scholars Award, and others. David received a BA from Harvard University and a MD PhD from Yale University.
JEFFREY V. RAVETCH, M.D., PhD
Dr. Ravetch is the Theresa and Eugene M. Lang Professor and head of the Leonard Wagner Laboratory of Molecular Genetics and Immunology at The Rockefeller University. A pioneering immunology researcher, he won the 2017 Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine for his identification of the mechanism by which the specific structure of antibodies controls immune cell reactivity. Dr. Ravetch received his PhD from Rockefeller and his MD from Cornell University Medical College. He was on the faculty of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and a guest investigator in Rockefeller’s Laboratory of Cellular Physiology and Immunology, before being appointed professor at Rockefeller in 1996. Dr. Ravetch has received the 2007 Coley Award from the Cancer Research Institute; the Canada Gairdner International Award and the Sanofi–Institut Pasteur Award, and the 2015 Wolf Prize in Medicine.
WILLIAM L. JORGENSON, PhD
Dr. Jorgensen is a Sterling Professor of Chemistry at Yale University, whose faculty he joined in 1990. Dr. Jorgensen is considered a pioneer in the field of computational chemistry and computer-aided drug discovery. His work has been recognized by many awards including election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences, and the International Academy of Quantum and Molecular Sciences. He has also received the ACS Award for Computers in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, the ACS Hildebrand Award, and the 2015 Tetrahedron Prize. Dr. Jorgensen earned a Bachelor's degree from Princeton University in 1970 and a PhD from Harvard University in 1975..
JOHN L. WOOD
Dr. Wood is the Robert A. Welch Distinguished Professor and Cancer Prevention Research Institute Scholar at Baylor University. Dr. Wood received his BA from the University of Colorado in 1985 and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1991. He then moved to Harvard University as an American Cancer Society postdoctoral fellow and continued studying natural products synthesis in the laboratories of Stuart Schreiber. He joined the faculty at Yale University in 1993 as an assistant professor and was promoted to full professor in 1998. In 2006, he joined the faculty at Colorado State University as the Albert I. Meyers Professor of Chemistry. He has received numerous awards including a Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award in 1993, an American Cancer Society Junior Faculty Award in 1994, a National Science Foundation CAREER award in 1996, an Eli Lilly Young Faculty Award in 1996, a Glaxo-Wellcome Chemistry Scholar Award in 1996, and a Bristol-Myers Squibb Research Award in 1997. Dr. Wood received a BA degree from the University of Colorado in 1985 and a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1991.