Senior Vice President, Research
Troy Lister is senior vice president, Research at Verve Therapeutics. Troy has more than 15 years’ experience in the biopharmaceutical industry as a medicinal chemist, program and portfolio leader and head of R&D. After stints at Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research and Astra Zeneca, and prior to joining Verve, Dr. Lister was SVP R&D at Spero Therapeutics where he helped build the company from 4 employees to over 150 and lead multiple programs into FIH studies and through clinical development. He received his B.Sc. and Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Flinders University, Australia and completed post-doctoral studies in bioactive natural product total synthesis at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla with K.C. Nicolaou.