Nicholas Galakatos

Global Head of Life Sciences at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

Nicholas Galakatos

Nicholas Galakatos

Global Head of Life Sciences at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Career Highlights

Clarus Ventures LLC
TransForm Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Millennium Predictive Medicine, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

8493

Number of Boards

28

Birthday

1958

Age

63

Number of Awards

2

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Co-Founder at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Managing Director & Chief Legal Officer at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Senior Managing Director, Finance Group at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Former President at Blackstone Alternative Credit Advisors LP

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Venture Partner at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Senior Managing Director, Finance at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Senior Managing Director at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Senior Managing Director, Private Equity Group at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Senior Managing Director, Blackstone Life Sciences at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Senior Managing Director, Blackstone Life Sciences at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Nicholas Galakatos
Global Head of Life Sciences at The Blackstone Group, Inc.
Education
PhD in Organic Chemistry

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

BA in Chemistry

Reed College is a private liberal arts college located in southeast Portland in the U.S. state of Oregon. Founded in 1908, Reed is a residential college with a campus located in Portland's Eastmoreland neighborhood, featuring architecture based on the Tudor-Gothic style,and a forested canyon nature preserve at its center. Reed is known for its mandatory freshman humanities program, for its required senior-year thesis, as the only private undergraduate college with a primarily student-run nuclear reactor supporting its science programs, and for the unusually high proportion of graduates who go on to earn PhDs and other postgraduate degrees.

Post-Doctoral Studies

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.

Career History
Member, Management Team
1997 - 2000

Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. operates as a biopharmaceutical company. Its products include Ninlaro and Velcade. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Head-Molecular Biology Research
1988 - 1993

Novartis Corp. manufactures pharmaceuticals, vaccines, consumer health, generics, eye care and animal health products. It manufactures drugs for oncology, hypertension, diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular diseases. The company was founded on November 15, 1996 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Vice President
Prior

Venrock Associates invest in companies located in the US. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of technology and healthcare sectors. They provides financing for early and later stage capital requirements.

Boards & Committees
Director
2015 - Current

Praxis Precision Medicines, Inc. is a clinical-stage genetic neuroscience company that develops therapies for patients and families affected by complex and debilitating brain disorders. The company was founded by Kiran Reddy, David Goldstein, and Steven Petrou on September 22, 2015 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Chairman
Current

Anthos Therapeutics, Inc. operates as a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that develops and commercializes innovative therapies for high-risk cardiovascular patients. It offers MAA868, an antibody directed at Factor XI and XIa, key components of the intrinsic coagulation pathway. The company was founded by Paris Panayiotopoulos, Ari Brettman and Jonathan E. Freeman in 2018 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Director
Current

Link Medicine Corp. develops disease modifying neurodegenerative therapies. The company was founded by Edward I. Rudman, Peter T. Lansbury, David Neafus and Adam J. Rosenberg in 2005 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Reed College is a private liberal arts college located in southeast Portland in the U.S. state of Oregon. Founded in 1908, Reed is a residential college with a campus located in Portland's Eastmoreland neighborhood, featuring architecture based on the Tudor-Gothic style,and a forested canyon nature preserve at its center. Reed is known for its mandatory freshman humanities program, for its required senior-year thesis, as the only private undergraduate college with a primarily student-run nuclear reactor supporting its science programs, and for the unusually high proportion of graduates who go on to earn PhDs and other postgraduate degrees.

Member of the Director's Council
Current

David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research operates a research facility for cancer cure development. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Chairman
Prior

TRANSFORM PROMOTES WALKABLE COMMUNITIES WITH EXCELLENT TRANSPORTATION CHOICES TO CONNECT PEOPLE OF ALL INCOMES TO OPPORTUNITY, KEEP CALIFORNIA AFFORDABLE AND HELP SOLVE OUR CLIMATE CRISIS. WITH DIVERSE PARTNERS WE ENGAGE COMMUNITIES IN PLANNING, RUN INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS AND WIN POLICY CHANGE AT THE LOCAL, REGIONAL AND STATE LEVELS.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$250 +
2009

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

N/A
2006

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Political Donations
$1,500
2012
$1,200
2011
$3,000
2009
Transactions
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The Blackstone Group, Inc. purchases Clarus Ventures LLC

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Clarus Defined Exit I LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Clarus Lifesciences III LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Awards & Honors
Rank #66
2011
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #24
2009
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
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