Team

Arkuda is comprised of passionate and experienced team members who are dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by neurodegenerative disease. Armed with deep expertise in biology and the ability to understand the root cause of disease, we are discovering medicines with the potential to positively change the trajectory of neurodegeneration.






Gerhard Koenig

"Losing the quintessential essence of what makes us human is a devastating verdict for people and caregivers alike. To be able to prevent or stop disease progression is Arkuda’s core mission."

GERHARD KOENIG, PHD,

Co-founder, President and CEO

Duane Burnett

"I’ve had friends and family affected by neurodegeneration - it’s long been a personal goal of mine to create drugs that can change the course of disease."

Duane Burnett, PhD,

Co-founder, Senior Vice President, Discovery

Serena Hung

"As a neurologist, I always wished I had something to offer my patients with neurodegenerative diseases to slow disease progression."

Serena Hung, MD,

Head of Clinical Development

Andy Hu

"I’ve had loved ones affected by neurodegeneration and experienced firsthand the devastation caused to patients and those close to them."

Andy Hu, MD,

Chief Business Officer

Joanne Bryce

"Finding a solution for neurodegenerative diseases helps not only the patient, but all the people who surround them."

Joanne Bryce,

Chief Financial Officer




Anna-Maria Alves,

Associate Scientist

Jean Francois Blain

Jean-François Blain, PhD,

Vice President, Neurobiology

Morgan Brand,

Senior Research Associate

Jerusha Thedsanamoorthy

Jerusha Brendel,

Research Associate

Angela Chen

Angela Chen,

Scientist

Marlene Friedlander,

Executive Assistant to the CEO and Office Manager

Christopher Holler

Christopher Holler, PhD,

Principal Scientist

Raymond Hurst, PhD,

Vice President, Pharmacology

George Kenty,

Senior Lab Operations Manager

Natasha Khatri

Natasha Khatri, PhD,

Scientist

Jim Lanter

Jim Lanter, PhD,

Senior Director, Medicinal Chemistry

Stephanie McTighe, PhD,

Associate Director, Pharmacology

Denise Peters,

Accounting Controller

John Ross,

Senior Toxicologist

Ricardo Sanz

Ricardo Sanz, PhD,

Scientist

Hillary Van Voorhies,

Associate Director, R&D Program Management

Mary Wozniak

Mary Wozniak,

Research Associate