Richard Klausner, M.D.

Co-founder, Chairman of the Board

Dr. Richard Klausner is a co-founder of LifeMine Therapeutics as well as founder and director of Juno Therapeutics, founder and director of GRAIL and executive chairman of Wisdo. He is also the founder and executive chairman of Mindstrong and a director of AnchorDx. He currently chairs the Grand Challenges in Cancer program of Cancer Research U.K.

Previously, Dr. Klausner served as senior vice president, chief medical officer and chief opportunity officer of Illumina Corporation. He is the former executive chairman of Audax Health. Prior to Illumina he served as managing partner of The Column Group and was executive director for global health at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Dr. Klausner is well known for his work in cell and molecular biology, immunology and human genetics, and has been the author of more than 300 scientific articles and several books, in addition to receiving numerous awards, honorary degrees and other honors.