A leadership team ready to make history

The AskBio Team

The AskBio team is comprised of some of the most accomplished and experienced genetic researchers, clinicians and biopharmaceutical industry veterans. Our founders are pioneers in the field of gene therapy. We wake up every day knowing our work brings us one step closer to cures for those with life-altering genetic disorders.

Sheila Mikhail

Sheila Mikhail, JD, MBA

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

R. Jude Samulski, PhD

R. Jude Samulski, PhD

President, Chief Scientific Officer and Co-Founder

Katherine High, MD

President, Therapeutics

Canwen Jiang. MD, PhD

Canwen Jiang, MD, PhD

Chief Development Officer, Chief Medical Officer

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Guru Ramamurthy

Chief Financial Officer

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Josh Grieger, PhD

Chief Technology Officer

Kellie Sears

Chief Human Resources Officer

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Candace Summerford, PhD

Chief Patent Officer

Tracy Dowling, JD

General Counsel

Philippe Moullier

Philippe Moullier, MD, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer, AskBio Europe

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Ken Macnamara, PhD

Chief Operating Officer and Site Head Edinburgh, UK