Victor E. Velculescu

Co-Director of Cancer Biology at Johns Hopkins University - Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

Victor E. Velculescu

Victor E. Velculescu

Co-Director of Cancer Biology at Johns Hopkins University - Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

Overview
Career Highlights

Personal Genome Diagnostics, Inc.

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Number of Boards

8

Number of Awards

5

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Co-Founder at Personal Genome Diagnostics, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Personal Genome Diagnostics, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Windham Venture Partners

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Founder at Jounce Therapeutics, Inc.

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Director, Head & Neck Cancer Research Division at Johns Hopkins University

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Member & Head, Program in Immunology, Clinical Research Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Vermillion, Inc.

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Partner, Healthcare at NEA Management Co. LLC

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Associate Director of Cancer Research Pathology at Johns Hopkins University - Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

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

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Victor E. Velculescu
Co-Director of Cancer Biology at Johns Hopkins University - Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Education
MD
Class of 1999

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM), located in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., is the academic medical teaching and research arm of Johns Hopkins University. Johns Hopkins has consistently been among the nation's top medical schools in the number of research grants awarded by the National Institutes of Health.

B.S. with Honor & Distinction
Class of 1992

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

Memberships
Member
2018 - Current

ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE AND MEDICINE.

Foreign Honorary Member
2017 - Current
Member
2014 - Current

PUBLICATION OF RESEARCH JOURNALS AND DISSEMINATION OF RELATED INFORMATION.

Career History
Co-Director of Cancer Biology
Current

The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center offers immune-based treatments for cancer. The company was founded by Sidney Kimmel in 1973 and is headquartered in Baltimore, MD.

Co-Founder
2010 - ?

Personal Genome Diagnostics, Inc. provides cancer genome analysis to help researchers identify cancer-related genetic changes. The firm's product PDGx develops liquid biopsy technology that uses patient-specific tumor alterations to create a simple blood test that enables tumor detection and monitoring. It provides cancer genome analyses to oncology researchers, drug developers, clinicians and patients. The company was founded by Luis A. Diaz Jr. and Victor Velculescu in 2010 and is headquartered in Baltimore, MD.

Strategic Advisor
Prior

Courtagen Group focuses on investments in the life science instrumentation sector including: (1) products and services for genomics and proteomics (2) reagents and consumables for life science markets (3) nuclear measurement, applications, systems and services and (4) laboratory automation.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2010 - Current

Personal Genome Diagnostics, Inc. provides cancer genome analysis to help researchers identify cancer-related genetic changes. The firm's product PDGx develops liquid biopsy technology that uses patient-specific tumor alterations to create a simple blood test that enables tumor detection and monitoring. It provides cancer genome analyses to oncology researchers, drug developers, clinicians and patients. The company was founded by Luis A. Diaz Jr. and Victor Velculescu in 2010 and is headquartered in Baltimore, MD.

Member of Scientific Advisory Board
Tenure Unconfirmed

The Tisch Cancer Institute (TCI) was established in 2008 through the generosity of James S. and Merryl Tisch. The founding of The Tisch Cancer Institute allowed for critical faculty recruits, including TCI’s inaugural Director, Steven Burakoff, MD. Mount Sinai’s commitment to cancer research and Dr. Burakoff’s vision to create the infrastructure, reporting mechanisms, and shared resources were critical for The Tisch Cancer Institute’s new National Cancer Institute (NCI) designation.

Member, Scientific Advisory Committee
Current

Ludwig Institute For Cancer Research Ltd. is non-profit organization engages in the prevention and control of cancer through researches, integrated laboratory and clinical trials. The firm operates in the areas of cell biology, genomics, immunology, neuroscience, signaling, stem cells, therapeutic, tumor biology, brain and breast cancer, immunotherapy, and melanoma. The company was founded by Daniel K. Ludwig in 1971 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Scientific Advisory Committee
Current
Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2016

American Association for Cancer Research prints and publishes scientific journals including clinical cancer research, molecular cancer therapeutics, molecular cancer research, cancer epidemiology, and biomarkers and prevention. The company was founded on May 7, 1907 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.

Board Member
Tenure Unconfirmed
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Personal Genome Diagnostics, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Personal Genome Diagnostics, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Personal Genome Diagnostics, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Personal Genome Diagnostics, Inc. provides cancer genome analysis to help researchers identify cancer-related genetic changes. The firm's product PDGx develops liquid biopsy technology that uses patient-specific tumor alterations to create a simple blood test that enables tumor detection and monitoring. It provides cancer genome analyses to oncology researchers, drug developers, clinicians and patients. The company was founded by Luis A. Diaz Jr. and Victor Velculescu in 2010 and is headquartered in Baltimore, MD.

Awards & Honors
2011
Paul Marks Prize, Cancer Research
2009
American Association for Cancer Research - Outstanding Achievement Award , Cancer Research
2008
American Philosophical Society - Judson Daland Prize
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