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Jeff Himawan, Ph. D.

Dr. Himawan has served on the board of directors since July 2007. In 1999, he joined Essex Woodlands Health Ventures, L.P., a venture capital firm, where he now serves as a managing director. He also serves on the boards of directors of Catalyst Biosciences, Inc., MediciNova, Inc. and Light Sciences Oncology, Inc. Dr. Himawan co-founded Seed-One Ventures, a venture capital firm, where from 1996 to 1999 he served as a managing director. From 1983 to 1996, Dr. Himawan was a scientist in academic and industrial settings.

Dr. Himawan received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his doctorate in biological chemistry and molecular pharmacology from Harvard University.