Office: Cambridge, MA

Edward Scolnick
Senior Scientific Advisor

Dr. Edward Scolnick earned his MD degree from Harvard Medical School and received 2 years of Internal Medicine Training at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He spent 15 years at the National Institute of Health where he made seminal discoveries on the nature of genes that cause cancer in humans. He then spent 22 years at the Merck Research Labs where he was head of Research from 1985 to 2002. Since then he has been at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard as Director of the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research, which is directed at understanding the causes of Schizophrenia and Bipolar illness and finding new ways to treat these illnesses.

Dr. Scolnick is currently a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Catabasis, and an advisor to several Clarus portfolio companies. 


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