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Sai Velagadupi, PhD

Senior Scientist

Nicole DeLorenzo

Sr. Research Associate

Michelle House

Sr. Research Associate

Kamalakannan Vishnu

Associate Scientist

Jennifer Todesca

Operations Manager,

Executive Assistant to CEO

Treleasha Simmons

Research Associate


Research Assistant

Abe Silfen

Lab Operations Associate

Alicia Angelbello, PhD

Scientist, Biology

Tiviane Vu

Associate Director,

Project Management

Van Ha

Associate Scientist

...and the many Expanding the vision to cure mRNA mediated diseases.  

RNA and the World of Small Molecules

Expansion Therapeutics is a drug discovery and development company pursuing the vast potential of small molecule medicines for RNA-mediated diseases

Board of Directors

Scientific Advisory Board

Scott M. Rocklage, PhD

Board Chairman

Andy Phillips, PhD

Board Director

Beth Seidenberg, MD

Board Director

Renato Skerlj, PhD

Board Director

Laura Tadvalkar, PhD

Board Director

Matthew Disney, PhD

Scientific Founder, Scientific Advisory Board Chair,

Professor, Scripps Research 

Robert T. Batey, PhD

Professor, University of Colorado

Dale L. Boger, PhD

Chair and Professor, Scripps Research

Ronald R. Breaker, PhD

Professor, Yale University

M.G. Finn, PhD

Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology

Lynne E. Maquat, PhD

Chair and Professor, University of Rochester

David H. Mathews, MD, PhD

Professor, University of Rochester Medical Center

Michael Zuker, PhD

Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 


Expansion Leadership

We believe that the development of small molecule drugs that modulate RNA will dramatically  change patient outcomes for diseases where treatment options for patients are currently limited

Mark Ledeboer, PhD

Senior VP, Drug Discovery

Valerie Cullen, PhD

Senior VP, Research

Renato Skerlj, PhD

President & CEO

Andrew Good, PhD

VP, Computational Chemistry

Jennifer Visco, CPA

VP, Finance & Business Operations

Peter Connolly, PhD

Senior Director, Structural Biology

Suzanne Rzuczek, PhD

Associate Director, Biology

We are a team in relentless pursuit of game changing solutions in human health 

Our team's work is founded upon leading research emerging from Scripps Research

Our management team has deep experience in bringing life-changing drugs from bench to clinic and ultimately to market

Drug Hunters

Success Record

Inspired Research

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