David Rodgers

Innovation Adviser – US West Coast

David is based in Southern California where he is the Director for Infectious Disease and Immunology at a publicly traded biotech company. He has a PhD in Immunology and has worked in the areas of inflammation, autoimmunity and immune-oncology. He co-invented a CAR-T cell therapy product that is now being tested in the clinic and has developed a diverse array of drug modalities from small molecules, antibodies and oligonucleotides.

David has founded or supported several start-ups over the past decade and loves entrepreneurial innovation – along with golf, sailing and his cats. He is also the co-founder of a fashion company, ALEMUofficial.com, a designer of US made bespoke and luxury clothing.

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