The Mediar Team

Our team of industry-leading scientists is building upon pioneering research from Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Mediar was founded by Mass General Brigham Ventures in 2018. 

Mediar recently announced the completion of $105MM in financing, including an $85MM Series A round co-led by Novartis Venture Fund and Sofinnova Partners.


Rahul Ballal, PhD


Paul Yaworsky, PhD


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Wendy Kwan, CPA


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Aashna Gupta

Human Resources

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Katherine Bezold-Lamm, PhD

Preclinical Biology

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Gregory Colby

Preclinical Biology

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Gabriela Dower, PhD

Preclinical Biology

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Matthew Duazo

Antibody Engineering

Christopher Espelin headshot

Christopher Espelin, PhD

Preclinical Biology

Morgan Fetherolf headshot

Morgan Fetherolf, PhD

Antibody Engineering

Amanda Khoo headshot

Amanda Khoo, PhD

Data Science

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Timothy Kiprono

Antibody Engineering

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Christopher Littlefield

Preclinical Biology

Saroj Nepal

Saroj Nepal, PhD

Preclinical Biology

Eileen O'Leary

Eileen O’Leary


Katherine Palu

Katherine Palu

Preclinical Biology

Daniel Tavares

Daniel Tavares, PhD

Antibody Engineering

Benjamin Wilks

Benjamin Wilks, PhD

Preclinical Biology

Ruoyu Zhuo

Ruoyu Zhuo

Preclinical Biology

Board of Directors

Rahul Ballal, PhD LinkedIn for Rahul Ballal, PhD

Meredith Fisher, PhD LinkedIn for Meredith Fisher, PhD

Nandita Shangari, PhD LinkedIn for Nandita Shangari, PhD

Michael Baran, PhD LinkedIn for Michael Baran, PhD

Andreas Jurgeit, PhD LinkedIn for Andreas Jurgeit, PhD

Simon Sturge LinkedIn for Simon Sturge

Maina Bhaman LinkedIn for Maina Bhaman

Peter Parker LinkedIn for Peter Parker

Scientific Advisory Board

David Lagares, PhD LinkedIn for David Lagares, PhD

Bryan Fuchs, PhD LinkedIn for Bryan Fuchs, PhD

Michael Choi, MD LinkedIn for Michael Choi, MD

Shelia Violette, PhD LinkedIn for Shelia Violette, PhD

Thomas Wynn, PhD LinkedIn for Thomas Wynn, PhD


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