Colby S. Thaxton

Associate Professor of Urology at Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine

Colby S. Thaxton

Colby S. Thaxton

Associate Professor of Urology at Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine

Biography

Colby Shad Thaxton is an entrepreneur who founded Exicure, Inc., Exicure Operating Co. and Aurasense LLC. Currently, he occupies the position of Vice President at Aurasense LLC. Dr. Thaxton is also Assistant Professor at Northwestern University, Member of International Institute For Nanotechnology and Member of Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine. Dr. Thaxton previously occupied the position of Director at Exicure Operating Co. and Director at Exicure, Inc. He received a doctorate from Northwestern University, an undergraduate degree from The University of Colorado Boulder and a doctorate from Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Exicure Operating Co.

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Chief Executive Officer at Exicure Operating Co.

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Co-Founder, Chairman at Exicure, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer at Exicure Operating Co.

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Former Chief Business Officer at NGM Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Quanterix Corp.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Angion Biomedica Corp.

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Provost & Chief Scientific Officer at City of Hope - California

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Professor of Dermatology & Pediatrics (Dermatology) at Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine

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Deputy President at Nanyang Technological University

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Chief Medical Officer at Amplyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Colby S. Thaxton
Associate Professor of Urology at Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine
Education
Class of 2007
Unknown B.A. Degree in Environmental Biology
Class of 1999
Unknown B.A. Degree in Environmental Biology
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Member, Board of Directors
2011 - 2019
Vice President & Secretary
2011 - Prior
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Exicure Operating Co. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Exicure Operating Co. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Exicure Operating Co. operates as a biopharmaceutical company commercializing spherical nucleic acid constructs as gene regulation and modulation agents for diseases including applications in oncology, dermatology, neurology, and for immune disorders. The SNA constructs allow the use of oligonucleotide-based therapies to treat diseases in a range of tissue types. The company was founded by Chad A. Mirkin and Colby Shad Thaxton in 2011 and is headquartered in Skokie, IL.

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