Our Team

We are Herophilus.

Herophilus is led by a team of seasoned neuroscientists, data scientists, and pharmacologists committed to unlocking and accelerating paths to new therapeutics to cure complex brain diseases.

Our Team.

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Saul Kato, PhD

Saul Kato, PhD

Co-Founder and CEO
Gaia Skibinski, PhD

Gaia Skibinski, PhD

SVP Biology
Sean Escola, MD, PhD

Sean Escola, MD, PhD

Co-Founder
Scott Saywell

Scott Saywell

Chief Business Officer
Doug Flanzer

Doug Flanzer

Chief Technology Officer
Andy Lash

Andy Lash

VP Software
Frédéric Kerrest

Frédéric Kerrest

Co-Founder and Director
Pavan Ramkumar, PhD

Pavan Ramkumar, PhD

Director of Machine Learning
Brad Savall, PhD

Brad Savall, PhD

VP of Medicinal Chemistry
Kevan Shah

Kevan Shah

Director of Discovery Biology
Morgan Stanton, PhD

Morgan Stanton, PhD

Scientific Director
Carlos Castrillo

Carlos Castrillo

Automation Technician
Anthony Batarse

Anthony Batarse

Manager, Facilities & Lab Operations
Anthony Bosshardt

Anthony Bosshardt

Senior Software Engineer
Brenda Dang

Brenda Dang

Research Associate II
Brian Rash, PhD

Brian Rash, PhD

Scientific Director
Chili Johnson

Chili Johnson

Lead Software Engineer
Jessica Sims

Jessica Sims

Business Operations Manager
Justin Nicola

Justin Nicola

Automation Engineer III
Luigi Enriquez

Luigi Enriquez

Senior Research Associate
Patrick Taylor

Patrick Taylor

Senior Research Associate
Elise Nicola

Elise Nicola

Office Manager
Alejandro López–Tobón, PhD

Alejandro López–Tobón, PhD

Senior Scientist
Sara Modan

Sara Modan

Senior Research Associate
Dexter Antonio

Dexter Antonio

Senior Machine Learning Scientist
Jeff Ung

Jeff Ung

Lab Operations Associate
Dorah Owango

Dorah Owango

Production Lead
Jordan D'Addeo

Jordan D'Addeo

Senior Software Engineer
Shannon O'Neill

Shannon O'Neill

Production Specialist I
Isabella Baldacci

Isabella Baldacci

Research Associate II
Nicolas Casabianca

Nicolas Casabianca

Machine Learning Scientist
Lucas Cavalcante

Lucas Cavalcante

Machine Learning Scientist
Sneha Rao

Sneha Rao

Senior Scientist

We’re a talented group of scientists and technologists taking an out-of-the-box view to understand the etiology of brain disease and brought together by a mission that matters: to cure brain disorders using humanity’s best science.

Scientific Advisory Board.

Paola Arlotta, PhD

Paola Arlotta, PhD

Organoids & Brain Development
Larry Abbott, PhD

Larry Abbott, PhD

Computational Neuroscience
Elizabeth Hillman, PhD

Elizabeth Hillman, PhD

Microscopy & Neuroscience
Surya Ganguli, PhD

Surya Ganguli, PhD

Neuroscience & Machine Learning
Scott Linderman, PhD

Scott Linderman, PhD

Neuroscience & Machine Learning
Alex Pollen, PhD

Alex Pollen, PhD

Organoids & Brain Development
Bjoern Schwer, MD, PhD

Bjoern Schwer, MD, PhD

Stem Cells & Brain Development
Jennifer Garrison, PhD

Jennifer Garrison, PhD

Neuroscience & Biochemistry
Joseph Gogos, MD, PhD

Joseph Gogos, MD, PhD

Neuroscience & Psychiatric Disease
Kenneth Kosik, MD

Kenneth Kosik, MD

Neuroscience & Psychiatric Disease