Derrick Rossi

CEO

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Derrick Rossi

Convelo Therapeutics

CEO

Dr. Rossi is a serial biotech entrepreneur and stem cell scientist. His efforts in the development of cutting-edge technologies and novel therapeutic strategies are at the forefront of regenerative medicine and biotechnology. Time magazine named Dr. Rossi as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the world (Time 100) in 2011. Dr. Rossi earned his BSc and MSc from University of Toronto, and his PhD from the University of Helsinki. Until his retirement from academia, he was an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and Harvard University and an investigator at Boston Children’s Hospital where he led an academic team working on stem cell biology and regenerative medicine. Discoveries made in Dr. Rossi’s lab led to the formation of several leading biotechnology companies, including Moderna, Intellia Therapeutics, Magenta Therapeutics, Stelexis Therapeutics, and most recently Convelo Therapeutics, where he currently serves as CEO.