Kim P. Kamdar, Ph.D.
Dr. Kamdar served as a member of our board of directors since April 2011. Dr. Kamdar is a Managing Partner of Domain Associates, LLC, a life sciences venture capital firm, which she joined in 2005. Dr. Kamdar is current Chair of the board of directors and CEO of Aspen Neuroscience and chair of the board of directors of Truvian Sciences. She also serves on the board of directors of Epic Sciences, Obalon Therapeutics, Omniome, ROX Medical, Sera Prognostics and Singular Genomics. Past investments include Ariosa (acquired by Roche), Corthera (acquired by Novartis), BiPar Sciences (acquire by Sanofi-Aventis) and Achaogen.
Formerly, Dr. Kamdar was a Kauffman Fellow with MPM Capital. Prior to joining MPM, Dr. Kamdar was a research director at Novartis, where she built and led a research team that focused on the biology, genetics and genomics of model organisms. Dr. Kamdar is the author of ten papers as well as the inventor on seven patents. Dr. Kamdar received her B.A. from Northwestern University and Ph.D. in biochemistry and genetics from Emory University.
Dr. Kamdar serves as an advisory board member of Dr. Eric Topol's NIH supported Clinical and Translational Science Award for Scripps Medicine and is also on the non-profit board for Access Youth Academy, an organization that is transforming the lives of underserved youth through academic enrichment, health and wellness, social responsibility and leadership through squash.