Mark Chao

Co-Founder at Forty Seven, Inc.

Mark Chao

Mark Chao

Co-Founder at Forty Seven, Inc.

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Forty Seven, Inc.
Hepatx

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Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Gilead Sciences, Inc.

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Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs & General Counsel at Gilead Sciences, Inc.

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Non-Resident Fellow at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies

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Associate Professor at Stanford University

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Chief Executive Officer at IconOVir Bio, Inc.

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Venture Partner at Lightspeed Management Co. LLC

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Limited Partner at Sutter Hill Ventures LLC

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Chief Scientific Advisor at Clarus Ventures LLC

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Chief Business Officer at Forty Seven, Inc.

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Head, Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis, Fibrosis & Arthritis Pipeline Programs at Gilead Sciences, Inc.

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Mark Chao
Co-Founder at Forty Seven, Inc.
Education
Ph.D Cancer Biology
Class of 2011

Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year. Stanford is generally ranked among the best universities in the world by academic publications. It is also one of the top fundraising institutions in the country, becoming the first school to raise more than a billion dollars in a year.

BA Biology
Class of 2004

Case Western Reserve University provides educational services. It offers a variety of undergraduate degree courses and graduate and professional options such as arts and sciences, dentistry, engineering, law, management, medicine, nursing, social work, and more. The firm also offers dual-degree programs. The company was founded in 1826 and is headquartered in Cleveland, OH.

Career History
Co-Founder
2014 - Current

Forty Seven, Inc. develops therapies that target cancer immune evasion pathways. It develops Hu5F9-G4, a monoclonal antibody against human CD47 that potentially has applications spanning multiple tumor types and treatment modalities. The company was founded by Irving L. Weissman, Ravi Majeti, Mark Chao and Jens-Peter Volkmer in 2014 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

Clinical Instructor
2013 - Current

Stanford Hospital is part of the Stanford University Medical Center along with the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and the Stanford School of Medicine. It is world-renowned for its work in cardiovascular medicine and surgery, organ transplantation, neurology, neurosurgery, and cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Co-Founder
Current

HepaTx is developing regenerative medicine solutions to address the need for better therapies for life-threatening liver diseases. The technology invented at Stanford University enables efficient hepatocyte production for therapeutic purposes. Its therapeutics can replace lost liver function to treat those with end-stage of liver disease, potentially saving the cost and morbidity of whole organ transplant. Hepatx was established in 2015 and is based in Palo Alto, California.

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Forty Seven, Inc. develops therapies that target cancer immune evasion pathways. It develops Hu5F9-G4, a monoclonal antibody against human CD47 that potentially has applications spanning multiple tumor types and treatment modalities. The company was founded by Irving L. Weissman, Ravi Majeti, Mark Chao and Jens-Peter Volkmer in 2014 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

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