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Nick Brandon, Ph.D.

Dr. Nicholas Brandon has served as our Chief Scientific Officer since January 2022 and from April 2020 to December 2021 served as our Chief Research Officer. From April 2019 to April 2020, Dr. Brandon served as senior vice president and head of biology at Jnana Therapeutics. Previously, Dr. Brandon worked at AstraZeneca from 2012 to April 2019, where he held multiple positions including chief scientist and head of neuroscience discovery. Dr. Brandon has also served as an adjunct professor of neuroscience at Tufts School of Medicine since 2016 and as an honorary professor at University of Glasgow since 2010. Previously, Dr. Brandon was head of psychiatry and behavioral disorders for a period that bridged the Wyeth and Pfizer Neuroscience organizations between 2006 and 2012. 

Dr. Brandon holds an undergraduate degree in Genetics from Pembroke College, Cambridge University and a Ph.D. from University College London.