Amir Nashat

Partner at Polaris Partners

Amir Nashat

Amir Nashat

Partner at Polaris Partners

Overview
Career Highlights

Pervasis Therapeutics, Inc.
Dewpoint Therapeutics, Inc.
Jnana Therapeutics, Inc.

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2821

Number of Boards

39

Birthday

1973

Age

46

Number of Awards

1

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Founder at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Founding Partner at Polaris Partners

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Founder at Morphic Therapeutic, Inc.

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Founding Partner at Polaris Partners

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Co-Founder at Lyndra Therapeutics, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Navitor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Managing Partner at Polaris Partners

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Founder at Fate Therapeutics, Inc.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Scholar Rock Holding Corp.

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Faculty Director, Lemelson-MIT Program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Education
Ph.D.
Class of 2002

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.

M.S. in Materials Science & Mechanical Engineering
Class of 1996

University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

Career History
Director
2013 - Current

AgBiome LLC provides early stage research and discovery to the agriculture industry. It develops biological product that controls the predominant soil-borne diseases of greenhouse and major row crops. The firm applies genomics and screening technologies to identify plant-associated microbes that enhance plant health, pest resistance, and yield. The company was founded by Jeff Dangl, John N. Couch, Paul Schulze-Lefert, Scott J. Uknes, John Ryals, Eric R. Ward, and Mike Koziel in 2012 and is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC.

Managing Member
2010 - Current
Director
2007 - Current

Fate Therapeutics, Inc. operates as a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of programmed cellular immunotherapies for cancer and immune disorder. The firm programme cellular therapeutics for the treatment of life threatening diseases, hematologic malignancies, genetic disorders and diseases resulting from the dysregulation of the immune system. Its products include ProHema, ProTmune, Adaptive NK, iPSC-derived NK, Programmed CD34 and T cell therapy. The company was founded by Philip Beachy, Sheng Ding, Rudolf Jaenisch, Randall T. Moon, Michael Rudnicki, David Scadden, Leonard Zon, Alexander Rives, Scott Wolchko and John D. Mendlein on April 27, 2007 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.

Boards & Committees
Director
2004 - 2007

Adnexus engages in the development of Adnectins biologics and medicines in the United States. The company was founded by Frank D. Lee on September 16, 2002 and is headquartered in Waltham, MA.

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T2 Biosystems, Inc. engages in the development of proprietary technology platform. It offers the T2 Magnetic Resonance technology which enables rapid detection of pathogens, biomarkers and other abnormalities in a variety of unpurified patient sample types. It products include T2Bacteria Panel, T2Candida Panel, T2Dx Instrument, AND T2MR Technology. The company was founded by Michael J. Cima, Robert S. Langer Jr., Tyler Jacks, Lee Josephson, W. David Lee, and Ralph Weissleder on April 27, 2006 and is headquartered in Lexington, MA.

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Hydra Biosciences, Inc. develops pharmaceutical products. It is focused in major therapeutic areas, which include pain, inflammation, renal, anxiety, and pulmonary diseases. The company was founded by Laurie Bartlett Keating, Dean Y. Li, David E. Clapham, and Mark T. Keating in 2001 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Political Donations
$2,500
2012
$4,000
2011
$1,000
2011

Senator from New York

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Beijing Bohui Innovation Biotechnology Co., Ltd. purchases Advion, Inc. from Aisling Capital, Polaris Partners, Skyline Management LLC, CSFB Private Equity Partners LLC, Gefinor Ventures Management LLC, Cayuga Management Group LLC

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Polaris Partners VII LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Sun Catalytix Corp. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Awards & Honors
Rank #92
2011
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
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