Laurie B. Keating J.D.
Laurie B. Keating has served on our Board of Directors since March 2021. Ms. Keating previously served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc., from March 2019 until September 2021, and also served as its Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from September 2014 until March 2019. From September 2004 until January 2014, she served as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a wholly owned oncology-focused subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited since 2008, and was the founding Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Hydra Biosciences. Ms. Keating currently chairs the board of directors of a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, PepGen Inc. (Nasdaq:PEPG), where she also chairs the Compensation Committee and is a member of the Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance committees. From November 2021 until the company was acquired by Merck in January 2023, she served on the board of directors of Imago BioSciences (Nasdaq:IMGO), and from 2005 until March 2022 she served on the board of directors of MassBIO, a non-profit organization. Ms. Keating earned her A.B. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley and her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. We believe that Ms. Keating is qualified to serve on our Board of Directors due to her extensive leadership skills and experience in the biotechnology industry.