KUSH M. PARMAR, MD PhD
Dr. Parmar is a Managing Partner at 5AM Ventures. He serves as a Director on the Boards of Akouos, Entrada, Homology (NASDAQ: FIXX), and Vor Biopharma. He previously served as Acting VP of Strategy and Corporate Development at Novira (acquired by J&J) and served as Board Member or Observer for Achaogen (NASDAQ: AKAO), Arvinas (NASDAQ: ARVN), Audentes (NASDAQ: BOLD), Envoy (acquired by Takeda) and scPharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: SCPH). Dr. Parmar serves on the Advisory Boards of Harvard Medical School, Penn Medicine, Princeton University’s Department of Molecular Biology, and the Grace Science Foundation. He is a Fellow of the Society of Kauffman Fellows. Prior to 5AM, Dr. Parmar was at Harvard Medical School, where he was an NIH-sponsored MD/PhD Physician Scientist Fellow in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology Program. He holds an A.B. in Molecular Biology and Medieval Studies from Princeton University, a PhD in Experimental Pathology from Harvard University and an MD from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Parmar is based in the Boston, MA office.