James I. Healy, M.D., Ph.D.
James I. Healy, M.D., Ph.D. has served as a member of our board of directors since November 2014. Dr. Healy has been a General Partner at Sofinnova Ventures, a venture capital firm, since 2000. Prior to June 2000, Dr. Healy held various positions at Sanderling Ventures, a venture capital firm, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals (as successor to Miles Laboratories), a research-based pharmaceutical company and ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company specializing in ophthalmic pharmaceutical products. Dr. Healy is currently on the board of directors of Ascendis Pharma A/S, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, Amarin Corporation plc, a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company, Auris Medical Holding AG, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on tinnitus, Coherus BioSciences, Inc., a biologics platform company, and several private companies. Previously, Dr. Healy served as a board member of Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on inflammation and autoimmune diseases, from 2006 to 2014; Durata Therapeutics, Inc., a pharmaceutical company focused on infectious and acute diseases, from 2009 to 2013; InterMune, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on orphan fibrotic pulmonary disease, from 1999 to 2014; KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of monoclonal antibody therapeutics, from 2001 to 2014; Hyperion Therapeutics, Inc., a commercial-stage orphan disease company, from 2007 to 2015 and several private companies. Dr. Healy holds an M.D. and Ph.D. in Immunology from Stanford University School of Medicine and performed neuroscience research at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Healy holds a Bachelors of Arts in Molecular Biology and Scandinavian Studies from the University of California at Berkeley.