Kim P. Kamdar, Ph.D.
Dr. Kamdar has served as a member of the Neothetics Board of Directors since April 2011. Dr. Kamdar is a Managing Partner at Domain Associates, a life sciences venture capital firm, which she joined in 2005.
Dr. Kamdar is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Obalon (NASDAQ: OBLN). She also serves on the board of directors of several private companies including Epic Sciences, Omniome, ROX Medical, Sera Prognostics and Singular Genomics. Dr. Kamdar is also a founder and CEO of Truvian Sciences, a consumer focused health and wellness company. Past investments include Ariosa (acquired by Roche), Corthera (acquired by Novartis), BiPar Sciences (acquired by sanofi-aventis) and Achaogen (Nasdaq: AKAO).
Formerly, Dr. Kamdar was a Kauffman Fellow with MPM Capital. Prior to joining MPM, she 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. She received her B.A. from Northwestern University and her 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.