Dennis J. Selkoe

Scientific Founder at Athena Neurosciences LLC

Dennis J. Selkoe

Dennis J. Selkoe

Scientific Founder at Athena Neurosciences LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center, Inc.
Athena Neurosciences LLC
Satori Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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2830

Number of Boards

10

Birthday

1944

Age

75

Number of Awards

1

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Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Neurobiology at Harvard University - Harvard Medical School

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Professor at Harvard University

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Senior Scientific Officer at Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Inc.

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Executive Director at Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center, Inc.

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Director-FM Kirby Neurobiology Center at Boston Children’s Hospital

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Professor of Neurology at Harvard University - Harvard Medical School

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Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Prothena Corp. Plc

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Co-Founder at Rheostat Therapeutics, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc.

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Director, Stem Cell Transplantation at Boston Children’s Hospital

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Dennis J. Selkoe
Scientific Founder at Athena Neurosciences LLC
Education
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University of Virginia School of Medicine is a school.

Graduate

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.

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The University of Virginia (often abbreviated as UVA, UVa, or Virginia) is a public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. It was conceived and designed by U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, and established in 1819. UVA's initial Board of Visitors included former Presidents of the United States Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe. Monroe owned the initial site of the University, which was mostly farmland. His law office and farmhouse are now the site of Brown College at Monroe Hill, a residential college at UVA. UVA is one of the eight original Public Ivy universities, and it is the only university campus in the United States that is designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In the 2013 edition of U.S. News and World Report's National University Rankings, the school was listed as America's 2nd best public university; tied with UCLA and surpassed only by UC Berkeley.

Memberships
Fellow
Current

The American Association for the Advancement of Science provides science related journal, program, and education services. The firm also promotes the responsible use of science in public policy. The company was founded in 1848 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Member
Current

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) is an independent, nonprofit organization that works outside of government to provide unbiased and authoritative advice to decision makers and the public. Established in 1970, the IOM is the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences, which was chartered under President Abraham Lincoln in 1863. Nearly 150 years later, the National Academy of Sciences has expanded into what is collectively known as the National Academies, which comprises the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the National Research Council, and the IOM.

Career History
Professor
2000 - Current

Harvard Medical School (HMS) is the graduate medical school of Harvard University. It is located in the Longwood Medical Area of the Mission Hill neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts.The school was founded by John Warren on September 19, 1782, with Benjamin Waterhouse, and Aaron Dexter.

Co-Director-Neurologic Diseases Center
1985 - Prior

Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) is a 793-bed nonprofit teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School and a founding member of Partners HealthCare, an integrated health care delivery network. BWH is the home of the Carl J. and Ruth Shapiro Cardiovascular Center, the most advanced center of its kind. BWH is committed to excellence in patient care with expertise in virtually every specialty of medicine and surgery. Through investigation and discovery conducted at its Biomedical Research Institute (BRI), BWH is an international leader in basic, clinical and translational research on human diseases, involving more than 900 physician-investigators and renowned biomedical scientists and faculty supported by more than $537 million in funding. BWH is also home to major landmark epidemiologic population studies, including the Nurses' and Physicians' Health Studies and the Women's Health Initiative.

Advisor
Prior - 2015

PureTech Ventures specializes in company creation and early-stage investments in novel therapeutics, medical devices, diagnostics, and research technologies. The firm focuses on companies with the potential to meet major unmet medical needs that have yet to be addressed by emerging science. They seek to identify novel technologies (often prior to publication) and create companies that drive those discoveries to commercially- and clinically-driven milestones. Once such milestones are achieved, PureTech Ventures builds out the leadership team, creates syndicates for later-stage financing rounds and positions the technology to make the broadest impact through public financing or acquisition

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2013 - Current

Prothena Corp. Plc is a late-stage clinical biotechnology company, which research, development and commercialization of therapies in the neuroscience and orphan categories. Its antibody-based product candidates target a potential indications including amyloidosis and Parkinson's disease. The company was founded in December 1969 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

Director
Current

Karmaloop, Inc. operates as an online retail store for men and women street apparel, footwear and accessories. Its products include t-shirts, bags, jackets, caps, dresses, belts, jewelry, skirts, shorts and shoes. The company was founded by Gregory Selkoe in 1999 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Member, Scientific Advisory Board
Current

MedDay Pharmaceuticals SAS operates as a biotechnology company developing new drugs for nervous system disorders. The firm operates for the treatment of neuro-metabolic diseases. It engages in the research and development of biotechnology. The company was founded by Frédéric Sedel and Guillaume Brion in 2011 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

Co-Chairman
2001 - Current

Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center, Inc. operates as a pioneering biomedical research group focused on ending suffering from neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Director
Current

While significant advances have been made in understanding certain chronic neurologic diseases, much remains to be done. AD affects millions of people in the United States alone and is ranked as the fourth or fifth leading killer of older Americans. MS disables more than 350,000 American adults, most in the prime of their lives. Over 500,000 Americans are believed to have Parkinson's disease.

Member, Scientific Advisory Board
Current

Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND) maintains a strong focus on neurodegenerative and neuroinflammatory diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, fron- totemporal dementia, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and multiple sclerosis. Given the overlap between these conditions and other challenging brain diseases, they also study epilepsy and neuropsychiatric disorders, such as autism and depression.

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2007

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) formed the Committee on International Security and Arms Control (CISAC) in 1980 as a permanent committee to bring the resources of the Academy to bear on critical problems of international security and arms control. CISAC, in the Policy and Global Affairs Division, draws from the nation’s finest scientific, technical, engineering and medical talent to advise the government, contribute to the work of non-governmental organizations, and inform the public about scientific and technical issues related to international security and arms control. CISAC’s work benefits from a rotating membership of distinguished scientists, policy and military experts. The Committee carries out its mandate through a variety of activities that receive financial support from public and private sponsors.

$1 - $999
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The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) formed the Committee on International Security and Arms Control (CISAC) in 1980 as a permanent committee to bring the resources of the Academy to bear on critical problems of international security and arms control. CISAC, in the Policy and Global Affairs Division, draws from the nation’s finest scientific, technical, engineering and medical talent to advise the government, contribute to the work of non-governmental organizations, and inform the public about scientific and technical issues related to international security and arms control. CISAC’s work benefits from a rotating membership of distinguished scientists, policy and military experts. The Committee carries out its mandate through a variety of activities that receive financial support from public and private sponsors.

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2006

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) is an independent, nonprofit organization that works outside of government to provide unbiased and authoritative advice to decision makers and the public. Established in 1970, the IOM is the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences, which was chartered under President Abraham Lincoln in 1863. Nearly 150 years later, the National Academy of Sciences has expanded into what is collectively known as the National Academies, which comprises the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the National Research Council, and the IOM.

Political Donations
$20
2018

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Investments
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Satori Pharmaceuticals, Inc. developed therapeutics for alzheimer's disease. The firm's drug candidates selectively modulated gamma secretase, the enzyme generating the neurotoxic peptides that form amyloid beta plaques the signature of this debilitated disease. The company was founded by Mark A. Findeis and Dennis J. Selkoe in 2005 and was headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Awards & Honors
2002
Dr A.H. Heineken Prize, Medicine
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