About Us

Verve Therapeutics was created with a singular focus: to protect the world from cardiovascular disease

Our Mission

We are striving to build the preeminent company developing gene editing medicines to treat patients with cardiovascular disease, leveraging the expertise and capabilities of our team whose singular focus is on addressing the root causes of the world’s most common cause of death. Our goal is to disrupt today’s chronic care model for treating cardiovascular disease by providing a new therapeutic approach with single-course gene editing treatments.

Verve brings together multiple breakthroughs in 21st century biomedicine — human genetic analysis, gene editing, messenger RNA (mRNA) -based therapies and lipid nanoparticle (LNP) delivery  — to realize a new future of longevity and vitality for tens of millions of people around the globe with or at risk for cardiovascular disease.

Verve Team

Verve has been purpose-built for the task ahead, with a team of world-leading experts in cardiovascular medicine, human genetics, gene editing, delivery technologies, drug development and commercialization.

 

Our Team

Acheampong, Felix
Felix Acheampong, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Mass Spectrometry
Amaonye, Michael
Michael Amaonye
Senior Research Associate, Editing and Discovery
Avery, Kieran
Kieran Avery
Procurement Analyst
Back, Kayla
Kayla Back
Senior Research Associate, Analytics
Baker, Allison
Allison Baker, Ph.D.
Scientist, RNA Technology
Balian, Daniel
Dan Balian
Senior Manager, Supply Chain Management
Barrett, Allen
Allen Barrett
Director, Corporate Counsel
Bartlett, Victoria
Victoria Bartlett, Ph.D.
Vice President, Program and Alliance Management
Beach, Aaron
Aaron Beach
Director, Analytical Development
Beaudoin, Maggie
Maggie Beaudoin
Vice President, Finance
Berth, Katie
Katie Berth
Senior Manager, Technology Transfer and Process Engineering
Biswas, Souvik, Ph.D.
Souvik Biswas, Ph.D.
Director, Chemistry and Formulation
Braun, Maurine
Maurine Braun
Associate Director, Toxicology
Bridges, Sean
Sean Bridges
Research Associate, Editor Development
Carr, Helen
Helen Carr
Nonclinical Medical Writer
Cerchione, Derek
Derek Cerchione
Senior Scientist, Protein Engineering
Chadwick, Alexandra, Ph.D.
Alexandra Chadwick, Ph.D.
Director, Editing and Discovery
Chamarthi, Hareesh
Hareesh Chamarthi
Associate Principal Scientist, Computational Biology
Charlesworth, Amanda
Amanda Charlesworth
Manager, External Quality Control
Chen, Huei-Mei
Huei-Mei Chen, Ph.D.
Associate Principal Scientist, Gene Editing
Cheng, Christopher J., Ph.D.
Christopher J. Cheng, Ph.D.
Vice President, Process Development & RNA Technology
Clendaniel, Victoria
Victoria Clendaniel
Senior Research Associate, Preclinical Pharmacology
Cok, Alexandra
Alexandra Cok
Manager, External Quality Control
Colgan, Jessie
Jessie Colgan
Associate Director, External Manufacturing
Cook, Angela
Angela Cook
Senior Manager, Culture and Administration
Cornell, Liam
Liam Cornell, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Editing and Discovery
Cotter, Pete
Pete Cotter
Associate Director, Analytical Development
Cox, James
James Cox
Associate Scientist, Analytical Development
Dai, Yunxiang
Yunxiang Dai, Ph.D.
Scientist II, Mass Spectrometry
Damle, Manashree
Manashree Damle
Scientist, Computational Biology
Davis, Kristopher
Kristopher Davis
Laboratory Operations Manager
Dembla, Ishwin
Ishwin Dembla, M.S.
Senior Scientist, Analytics
DeNizio, Jamie, Ph.D.
Jamie DeNizio, Ph.D.
Associate Principal Scientist, Gene Editing
DePeter, Joseph
Joseph DePeter
Senior Engineer, Process Development
Desai, Ankur
Ankur Desai
Executive Director, Analytics
Diaz, Jessica
Jessica Diaz
Accounts Payable Associate
DiMario, Alex
Alex DiMario
Senior Manager, Supply Chain and Logistics
Donlon, Emily
Emily Donlon
Associate Director, IT Applications
Donovan, Siobhan
Siobhan Donovan
Analyst, Quality Control
Dorsey, Andrew
Andrew Dorsey
Process Engineer, Formulation
Duffy, Kaitlin
Kaitlin Duffy
Senior Director, Human Resources
Dutta, Chaitali, Ph.D.
Chaitali Dutta, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Preclinical Pharmacology
Eisner, Robin
Robin Eisner
Facilities Operations Manager
El-Gamal, Yasser
Yasser (Yas) El-Gamal, J.D.
Vice President, Legal Affairs and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
Falzone, Richard
Richard Falzone
Vice President, Clinical Operations
Federico, Anthony
Anthony Federico, Ph.D.
Scientist, Bioinformatics
Feinstein, Greg
Greg Feinstein
Scientist, Formulation
Flannigan, Sydney
Sydney Flannigan
Research Associate, Bioanalysis
Folkes, Jacree
Jacree Folkes
Help Desk Technician
Franaszek, Nicole
Nicole Franaszek
Research Associate, Formulation
Ganey, Jack
Jack Ganey
Associate Scientist, Editing and Discovery
Gangopadhyay, Soumya
Soumya Gangopadhyay, Ph.D.
Associate Principal Scientist, Bioanalysis
Garcia, Sara, Ph.D.
Sara Garcia, Ph.D.
Associate Principal Scientist, Computational Biology
Garrity, Ryan
Ryan Garrity
Associate Scientist, Preclinical Pharmacology
Gichuru, Kevin
Kevin Gichuru
Senior Manager, Accounting
Gilman, Michael
Michael Gilman
Associate Principal Engineer, Process Development
Glass, Zachary
Zachary Glass, Ph.D.
Scientist II, Formulation
Gleason, Angela
Angela Gleason
Manager, Internal Quality Assurance
Goon, Kasey
Kasey Goon
Associate Scientist, Bioanalysis
Greenfield, Matthew
Matthew Greenfield
Director, Facilities and Lab Operations
Gu, Yonglu
Yongli Gu
Scientist II, Bioanalysis
Hallock, Peter
Peter Hallock, Ph.D.
Director, Editing and Discovery
Hao, Christina
Christina Hao, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Next Generation Sequencing
Hood, Erin
Erin Hood
Senior Contracts Specialist
Huang, Yanlin
Yanlin Huang
Payroll Manager
Ivanov, Ivan
Ivan Ivanov
Scientist II, Editor Development
Iyer, Sowmya
Sowmya Iyer, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Computational Biology and Genome Sciences
James, Paris
Paris James
Senior Research Associate, RNA Technology
Jayaram, Hari
Hari Jayaram, Ph.D.
Vice President, Editing and Discovery
Jensen, Chelsey
Chelsey Jensen
Director, Clinical Operations
Jiao, Yang
Yang Jiao, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Editing and Discovery
Johnson, Christopher
Christopher Johnson
Manager, External Quality Control
Jones, Morgan
Morgan Jones
Senior Director, Business Development and Corporate Strategy
Jordan, Natalie
Natalie Jordan
Associate Director, Program Management
Karsten, Verena
Verena Karsten, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Clinical Scientist
Kasiewicz, Lisa, Ph.D.
Lisa Kasiewicz, Ph.D.
Associate Principal Scientist, Formulation
Khera, Amit
Amit Khera, M.D.
Executive Director, Genomic Medicine
Kirk, Jaime
Jaime Kirk
Controller
Kumar, Sunita
Sunita Kumar
Director, External Quality Assurance
Kwon, Jeong-Ah
Jeong-Ah Kwon
Scientist II, Analytics
Laschkewitsch, Nick
Nick Laschkewitsch
Senior Research Associate, Process Development
Lavoie, Jennifer
Jennifer Lavoie
Director, CMC Project Management
Lazare, Seka
Seka Lazare, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Next Generation Sequencing
Le, Anson
Anson Le
Research Associate, Analytics
Lee, Jay
Jay Lee
Associate Director, Financial Planning and Analysis
Lee, Richard
Richard Lee, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Preclinical Pharmacology and Translational Medicine
Leipheimer, Jay
Jay Leipheimer
Scientist, RNA Technology
Li, Amy
Amy Li
Clinical Trial Specialist
Li, Jeffrey
Jeffrey Li
Scientist, Editing and Discovery
Lowther, Jamie
Jamie Lowther
Engineer, Process Development
MacDonald, Bryan
Bryan MacDonald, Ph.D.
Director, Pharmacology and Toxicology
Macias, Luis
Luis Macias, Ph.D.
Scientist, Mass Spectrometry
Madsen, James
James Madsen, Ph.D.
Director, Mass Spectrometry
Malyala, Padma
Padma Malyala
Vice President, Formulation and Analytical Development
Mangano, Jessica
Jessica Mangano
Senior Engineer, Process Development
Matsumoto, Yuri
Yuri Matsumoto, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Bioanalysis
Mayfield, Morgan
Morgan Mayfield
Senior Process Engineer, Formulation
Mazzola, Anne Marie
Anne Marie Mazzola
Study Manager, Preclinical Pharmacology and Toxicology
McCurley, Lisa
Lisa McCurley
Director, Regulatory Operations
Mei, Emma
Emma Mei
Senior Accountant
Meltzer, Jeffrey
Jeffrey Meltzer
Vice President, Quality
Miliotis, Christos
Christos Miliotis, Ph.D.
Scientist, Editor Development
Milliken, Kim
Kim Milliken
Senior Director, Regulatory CMC
Minaya, Harlisa
Harlisa Minaya
Senior Human Resources Generalist
Mineo, Lauren
Lauren Mineo
Executive Assistant, Research and Development
Mizoguchi, Taiji, Ph.D.
Taiji Mizoguchi, Ph.D.
Associate Principal Scientist, Preclinical Pharmacology
Molles, Jeffrey
Jeffrey Molles
Senior Director, Clinical Data Management
Montt, Danielle
Danielle Montt
In Vivo Study Coordinator
Morneault, Kate
Kate Morneault
Senior Manager, SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting
Mudshinge, Sagar
Sagar Mudshinge, Ph.D.
Scientist, Discovery Chemistry
Murray, Maria
Maria Murray
Receptionist and Administrative Office Associate
Nagpal, Ash
Ash Nagpal
Associate Principal Engineer, Formulation
Naigles, Robyn
Robyn Naigles
Human Resources Specialist
Nammi, Namrata
Namrata Nammi
Scientist, Analytics
Nasrullah, Yusuf
Yusuf Nasrullah
Scientist, Editing and Discovery
O’Neil, April
April O'Neil
Director, People and Talent
Pacheco, Alline
Alline Pacheco, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Editing and Discovery
Pariseau, Dylan
Dylan Pariseau
Senior Research Associate, Analytical Development
Petit, Johnathan
Johnathan Petit
External Quality Assurance Associate
Platt, Colin
Colin Platt, Ph.D.
Scientist II , Bioanalysis
Powell, Brent V.
Brent V. Powell, Ph.D.
Scientist II, Analytics
Rajabi, Hoda
Hoda Rajabi
Scientist, Next Generation Sequencing
Rajeev, Kallanthottathil G., Ph.D.
Kallanthottathil G. Rajeev, Ph.D.
Vice President, CMC
Redihan, Matthew
Matthew Redihan
Staff Accountant
Reiss, Caroline, Ph.D.
Caroline Reiss, Ph.D.
Associate Principal Scientist, RNA Technology
Ren, Huilan
Huilan Ren
Scientist, Formulation
Robinson, Jennifer
Jennifer Robinson
Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
Rohde, Ellen, Ph.D.
Ellen Rohde, Ph.D.
Vice President, Preclinical Pharmacology and Toxicology
Ruiz, Leocadia
Leocadia Ruiz
Senior Director, External Quality Control
Salisbury, Chloe
Chloe Salisbury
Quality Assurance Associate
Sandler, Ivan
Ivan Sandler
Associate Director, External Manufacturing
Sanjeev, Athul
Athul Sanjeev
Senior Research Associate, RNA Technology
Santos, Ryan
Ryan Santos
Research Associate, Editing and Discovery
Schmidt, Matthew
Matthew Schmidt, Pharm.D.
Director, Regulatory Affairs
Sethachutkul, Derek
Derek Sethachutkul
Senior Director, External Manufacturing
Shabani, Estela
Estela Shabani, Ph.D.
Scientist II, Editing and Discovery
Shatzer, Wynn
Wynn Shatzer
Engineer, Process Development
Shay, Jax
Jax Shay
Associate Scientist, Analytical Development
Sheely, Andrew
Andrew Sheely
Executive Director, Information Technology
Shen, Michael
Michael Shen
Research Associate, Process Development
Siddiqui, Leya
Leya Siddiqui
Research Associate, Analytics
Sinnott, David
David Sinnott
Quality Assurance Auditor
Smiley, Vanessa
Vanessa Smiley
Manager, External Quality Assurance
Spence, Luke
Luke Spence
Senior Manager, IT Operations
Sridhar, Srinidhi
Srinidhi Sridhar
Scientist, Editing and Discovery
Srinivasan Kamalakkannan, Dhinesh Kannan
Dhinesh Kannan Srinivasan Kamalakkannan
Research Associate, Bioanalysis
Stahley, Mary
Mary Stahley, Ph.D.
Director, Process Development
Stanojevic, Mila
Mila Stanojevic
Research Associate, Analytics
Steege, Nikolas
Nikolas Steege
Research Associate, Analytics
Stevens, Casey
Casey Stevens, Ph.D.
Scientist II, Process Development
Stoeckel, Ryan
Ryan Stoeckel
Associate Director, Procurement
Stolz, Leslie, Ph.D.
Leslie Stolz, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
Street, Lynnsey
Lynnsey Street
Associate Scientist, Process Development
Subramanian, Vidya
Vidya Subramanian, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Discovery Technology Development
Suliveras-Jardine, Cody
Cody Suliveras-Jardine
Senior Sample Inventory Associate
Tangallapally, Pradeep
Pradeep Tangallapally
Senior Analyst, Quality Control
Tien-Street, William
William Tien-Street
Automation Engineer, Next Generation Sequencing
Tillotson, Eric
Eric Tillotson
Senior Engineer, Process Development
Vafai, Scott
Scott Vafai, M.D.
Vice President, Translational Medicine
Wang, Kui, Ph.D.
Kui Wang, Ph.D.
Associate Principal Scientist, RNA Technology
Washington, Carina
Carina Nyberg Washington
Executive Assistant
Weinreb, Meghan
Meghan Weinreb
Associate Director, Internal Quality Assurance
Welch, Chris
Chris Welch
Director, External Manufacturing
Wong, Francis
Francis Wong
Scientist, Editing and Discovery
Wu, Yue (Alex)
Yue (Alex) Wu, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Computational Biology
Yu, Nolan
Nolan Yu
Senior Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

Collaborations and Licensing

Verve has in-licensed a portfolio of gene editing and delivery technologies through strategic collaborations and licensing agreements with industry leaders, including Beam Therapeutics, the Broad Institute, Harvard University and Acuitas Therapeutics, Inc.

Through independent development of our capabilities and new technologies, Verve has established deep expertise in the research and development of gene editing medicines. We seek out and are open to exploring additional opportunities where these capabilities and our expertise can be applied to new strategic collaborations and programs.

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