Rgenix is a privately-held clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class drugs that target key pathways in cancer progression.

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Leadership Team

Masoud Tavazoie
Masoud Tavazoie, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder

Masoud is co-founder, Board Director, and the Chief Executive Officer of Inspirna.

David Darst
David Darst, M.B.A.

David co-leads Inspirna’s financing, corporate development, and drug development efforts.

Robert Wasserman, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer

Bob oversees clinical development of Inspirna’s first-in-class programs.

Isabel Kurth
Isabel Kurth, Ph.D.
VP of Research

Isabel leads Inspirna’s research and target discovery efforts.

Stephen Wald, MS
Stephen Wald, M.S.
SVP of Chemistry & Pharmaceutical Sciences

Steve is responsible for chemical, analytical and formulation development, and manufacturing scale-up, of Inspirna’s drug candidates.

Naftali Bechar, M.D.
SVP of Clinical Development

Naftali supports our CMO in managing clinical development of our novel drug candidates.

Corey Sohmer
Corey Sohmer, M.B.A.
VP of Finance & Accounting

Corey brings to Inspirna more than 25 years of progressive leadership experience in finance and accounting.

Michael Szarek
Michael Szarek, Ph.D.
VP of Clinical & Regulatory Affairs

Michael leads clinical and regulatory affairs at Inspirna.

Anne Assmus, Ph.D.
Head of Business Development
Anne heads business development at Inspirna, where she focuses on strategic partnerships for the target discovery platform, preclinical and clinical stage programs.
Narayan Lebaka
Senior Director of Data Management

Narayan Lebaka heads Clinical Data Management at Inspirna. He is responsible for all clinical trial data deliverables through strategic partnerships with CROs.

Shugaku Takeda, PhD
Associate Director of Research

Shugaku leads Inspirna’s research and development efforts focused on biologics development.

Scott Spector
Head of Clinical Operations (RGX-202)

Scott is an accomplished clinical development executive with 20 years of pharmaceutical product development experience.

Nayomi Thomas
Office Manager & Paralegal/HR

Nayomi Thomas is the Office Manager & Paralegal/HR of Inspirna, Inc.

Lily Yip
Executive Assistant

Lily Yip is the executive assistant who supports the Inspirna executive team members.