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What are Biomedical Careers? A Career Conversation with Timothy Shannon, MD

Timothy Shannon, M.D., is a General Partner at Canaan Partners
where he focuses on early stage biopharmaceutical companies. He is chairman
of the board of Arvinas and Spyryx Therapeutics and is a director at
NextCure, Vivace, and CytomX (CTMX, IPO 2015). Prior successful companies
include Civitas Theraputics (acquired by Acorda) and Novira Therapeutics
(acquired by J&J). Dr. Shannon previously was president and chief executive
officer of CuraGen, a publically traded biopharmaceutical company. CuraGen
merged with Celldex Therapeutics in 2009 where Dr. Shannon served on the
board. Prior to that he was senior vice president of global medical
development for Bayer’s Pharmaceutical Business Group. Dr. Shannon began
his career as assistant professor of the pulmonary and critical care medicine
at Yale University School of Medicine, received his M.D. form the University
of Connecticut and his B.A. from Amherst College.

A Career Conversation with Timothy Shannon, MD
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