Michael S. Brown

Former Founder & Director at Peloton Therapeutics, Inc.

Michael S. Brown

Michael S. Brown

Former Founder & Director at Peloton Therapeutics, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Manufacturing Services, Inc. (Washington)
Peloton Therapeutics, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

2877

Primary Location

Dallas, TX, United States

Number of Boards

13

Birthday

04/13/1941 - Brooklyn, New York

Age

79

Number of Awards

1

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Professor & Chairman-Molecular Genetics Department at The University of Texas - Southwestern Medical Center

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President at Stanford University

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Professor & Chairman-Biochemistry Department at The University of Texas - Southwestern Medical Center

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Rapt Therapeutics, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Merck & Co., Inc.

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President Emeritus at Princeton University

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Professor, Department of Neuroscience at Columbia University

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Associate Director, Basic Science at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc.

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Director at Johns Hopkins University - Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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Michael S. Brown
Former Founder & Director at Peloton Therapeutics, Inc.
Education
MD
Class of 1966

The University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. At Penn academic excellence, as well as compassion for the patients we are privileged to serve, are stressed. Skillful compassion is truly a hallmark of the Penn learning experience. The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania consistently ranks among the top five in US News and World Report’s rankings of research-oriented medical schools.

BA in Chemistry
Class of 1962

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

Memberships
Member
Current

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.

Member
Current

The American Philosophical Society, the oldest learned society in the United States, was founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin for the purpose of "promoting useful knowledge." In the 21st century the Society sustains this mission with various programs described further within.

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
Director of the Jonsson Center for Molecular Genetics
1985 - Current

UT Southwestern Medical School is one of four medical schools in the University of Texas system. One of the nation’s top medical schools, UT Southwestern admits approximately 230 students each year, and admission is highly competitive. We’re looking for the best and the brightest, the most intellectually curious, and the most caring and compassionate future physicians.

Science Partner
Current

The Column Group invests primarily in the biotechnology sector with emphasis on disease-focused drug discovery companies in the areas of cancer, inflammation, infectious disease, metabolic disorders, cardiovascular disease and nervous system disorders. The firm looks for companies with big ideas that are backed by outstanding science and strong therapeutic pipeline potential. Companies must have innovative and compelling ideas and exceptional scientific and management teams. Investments range from $15 million to $30 million over the life of a company for seed and early-stage investments through to the later stages of development.

Founder & Director
Current

Peloton Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, which engages in translating novel scientific insights into medicines for patients with cancer and other debilitating or life-threatening conditions. Its lead drug candidate is a small molecule which targets HIF-2a, a transcription factor implicated in the development and progression of renal and other cancers. The company was founded by Steven L. McKnight in August 2010 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

Boards & Committees
Member, Scientific Advisory Board
2017 - Current
Independent Director
1991 - Current

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biotechnology company, which engages in the discovery, invention, development, manufacture, and commercialization of medicines. It product portfolio includes the following brands: EYLEA, Dupixent, Praluent, Kevzara, Libtayo, ARCALYST, and ZALTRAP. The company was founded by Alferd G. Gilman, Leonard S. Schleifer, and Eric M. Shooter on January 8, 1988 and is headquartered in Tarrytown, NY.

Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board
Current

NGM Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, which engages in the discovery and development of therapeutics for cardio-metabolic, liver, oncologic, and ophthalmic diseases. Its portfolio include aldafermin (NGM282), NGM313, NGM120, NGM217, NGM621, and NGM395. The company was founded by Jin-Long Chen in 2008 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, CA.

Founding Co-Chair, Board of Directors
Current

TAMEST provides broader recognition of the state’s top achievers in medicine, engineering and science and further positions Texas as a national research leader. TAMEST fosters the next generation of scientists and increases awareness of and communication among the state’s best and brightest scientists and researchers.

Member, President's Council
Current

The New York Academy of Sciences is a membership organization with over 25,000 members in 140 countries. They include research scientists at universities and industry, as well as representatives of business, government, and policy organizations. Our Board of Governors and President's Council include 27 Nobel laureates and other prominent leaders of academia and industry, based in New York and around the world.

Member, Science Visiting Council
Current

WGBH is a local public broadcaster serving southern New England, with 11 public television services, three public radio services, and local productions (from Greater Boston to Classical Music with Laura Carlo) that reflect the issues and cultural riches of the region.

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$1 - $999
2016

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

$1,000 - $2,499
2009

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

N/A
2006

The New York Academy of Sciences is a membership organization with over 25,000 members in 140 countries. They include research scientists at universities and industry, as well as representatives of business, government, and policy organizations. Our Board of Governors and President's Council include 27 Nobel laureates and other prominent leaders of academia and industry, based in New York and around the world.

Political Donations
$750
2012

Co-Founder at Graves Hospitality Corp.

$1,000
2012

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is the only organization solely dedicated to electing a Democratic Senate. From grassroots organizing to candidate recruitment to providing campaign funds for tight races, the DSCC is working hard all year, every year to elect Democrats – and give President Obama the help he needs on Capitol Hill to move our country forward.

$250
2012

Former President of United States

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Awards & Honors
1985
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
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